Tag Archives: nature

It Was A-Maizing!

My obsession with mazes began as a child. I remember trying to find my way through them on paper and having a difficult time. I’ve always been directionally challenged. When I discovered a great corn maze was located down the road … Continue reading

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Want More Followers? Use Me and Abuse Me – Colorful Colorado Edition

Hello Wild Riders! If you would like more blog followers, here’s your chance. Every writer loves to watch their blog grow. But it’s tough when bloggers we have followed for a while take a break or stop posting. Comments and … Continue reading

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Traveling North by Plane, Car, Boat, Bike, Foot, and Hooves

My husband, Danny, and I wrapped up a wild summer filled with travel by heading to Michigan for a wedding. Knowing this would entail a variety of transportation, our children opted out. They couldn’t take the vacation time. After an … Continue reading

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Roxy and Squirrel and the Contest

Our dog Roxy has a friend. Squirrel hangs out in our oak trees or on the roof and waits for her to come out into the yard. He chirps and chatters and makes a ruckus. He acts like this is HIS … Continue reading

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Going for Gold – Fall Photos

Lower Mohawk Lake at the foot of Quandary Peak. A peek at a peak.

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Storm Chasing During Boulder’s 100-Year Flood

Photo by Jessica Farris Drenched by torrential rain over a period of four days, creeks swelled into forceful rivers, dams burst and walls of water cascaded from the foothills all along the Front Range in Colorado. 18.44 inches of rain … Continue reading

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Where in the World? Whoa! Last Stop, Wild Riders

We had one more country to explore during the last four days of our vacation. After dropping our luggage off on the 6th floor of the flat we rented (huff, puff), we went off on a big explore. We hit … Continue reading

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A New Adventure and Something for You!

Nothing can keep this Wild Rider down for long. Yeah, it’s been two long months, but I am ready to roll! I am taking a little trip and running a contest. Where in the World is the Wild Rider? It’s … Continue reading

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The Bright Side Top Ten List

Most of you come to the Wild Ride for an upbeat quirky post and I don’t think I have let you down yet. This is Boulder, Colorado’s eighth, yes, 8TH week of snow in a row. Talk about quirky! My … Continue reading

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April 2011, 2012, and 2013 – A Photo Essay

This morning, I watched these robins ruffle their feathers to keep the snow from accumulating. Poor birds… In March of 2013, a cycle started with snowstorms arriving every Monday. Mother Nature must be on steroids because this has continued for … Continue reading

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