Perfect and Complete Trail

Seven Bridges Trail in Colorado Springs is located high up in Cheyenne Canyon,  and represents ‘perfection and completion’ to me.  Colorado perfection.  Red Rocks. Green Pine trees. Lime green Aspens.  Blue Columbine flowers. Flowing Streams.  No bugs. Cold, Clear Snow Melt.  Rocks and huge boulders.  Cerulean Blue Sky. Cool temperatures in the morning and hot afternoon.  Moderate hiking difficulty for 3.7 miles climbing Continue reading Perfect and Complete Trail

AGRITOURISM – Truffle Farm

The ridge between northern and southern Umbrian forests grows the magical black truffles famous in many Italian dishes.   On our hike to the ‘ecotourism’ Bartoli Farm, it begins to rain as fog rolls in and covers the mountains with mist. ( Patrico sul Monteluco,  agriturismobartoli@yahoo.it) The farm is a working farm and is available for dining tourists and Continue reading AGRITOURISM – Truffle Farm

Gold in Mountains

Gold.  Flecks of light. Valuable. Fleeting. Reflection of value.  Mining minerals in the mountains of Colorado occurred throughout the 1800’s.  The miners brought their heritages with them and named the town Como, after Lake Como in Italy.  But there is only a small lake. “Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.” Exodus 30:15 NIV I have Continue reading Gold in Mountains