Tag: Colorado

Mountain Storm Haiku

Mountain Storm Haiku

Haiku inspired by a coming storm in the Colorado Rockies.

Camera Flash on Snow

Camera Flash on Snow

A video and photos of an unexpected Memorial Day weekend snowstorm in central Colorado, and a haiku to capture the feeling.

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

A magnificent bighorn sheep posed for me, turning this way and that. He was either mildly amused or mildly annoyed, and we enjoyed a few moments together. Three haiku and these photos are the result.

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.

Time to Wake Up! Ally Ally Oxen Free

A wake-up song appropriate for a jet-lagged traveler is actually a wake-up call for much, much more.

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.

Haiku: Icy Aspens

Haiku: Icy Aspens

sparkling crystal limbs perfect in their nakedness waiting for springtime We’re back at Little House in the Rockies. It’s beautiful. I’m thankful. © 2018 Glover Gardens

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn is all around us at Little House in the Rockies, and a haiku came naturally, like the fall colors.

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Gorgeous fall colors and a mountain landscape – so easy to create a haiku from that inspiration!

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

The fall equinox is a perfect time to be in Central Colorado – the cool air, the fall colors, the azure sky… life is good.

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Chipmunks posing in Park County, CO make for peaceful pictures.

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

I’d like to be on that porch at Little House in the Rockies, looking at that sunset, feeling the mountain air, shivering just a little.

Haiku: The Wheelbarrow’s Promise

Haiku: The Wheelbarrow’s Promise

The plucky wheelbarrow atop a Colorado mountain is resting but ready for action. I would want it on my side in a fight.

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku saluting the Purple Fringe alongside the abandoned track at the top of Boreas Pass at the continental divide.

Haiku: Wildlife and Wildfire

Haiku: Wildlife and Wildfire

Wildfires abound in Colorado right now. Nearest to us here at Little House in the Rockies (but not an imminent threat) is the Weston Pass fire southwest of FairPlay. It’s about 25 miles away, as the crow flies. We can see and smell the smoke. […]


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