Turquoise Water

            There are magical places where natural beauty is unlike anywhere else you have seen.  Lake Louise in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is one of those places.  Visiting in mid-October gave us a chance to hike the lakeshore with only 100 hundred people instead of the thousands who visit in here in the summer.              The snow Continue reading Turquoise Water

What is Tincup?

            “Does the eagle soar at your command and build its nest on high?” Job 39:27           Tincup, Colorado is a whimsical name for a small mountainous town in the middle of nowhere. Crossing Cottonwood Pass and picnicking at Taylor Reservoir provided us with the coolness of a high pass and the sighting of my first Bald Eagle in Colorado.    Continue reading What is Tincup?

Rain, Rain, Go Away….

“And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.”” I Kings 18:41 NIV Our longest hike was to the town of Montefalco, Umbria.  Montefalco is visible anywhere in the Umbrian Valley because of its location.  The first settlers were named Umbri and Romans, Lombards, local merchants, later ruled it.  Then Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away….