I was struck by the beauty of the desert on my drive back to the Delta Office.
The sky was an amazing blue.
The jet streams adding a hint of adventure in the skies.
The large blue flat top mountain is Grand Mesa.
And a semi and I are the only ones on the road.
Now THAT was cool.
(This is a well-traveled two-lane highway all the coal miners call ” The Death Highway”.)
When I was in your part of the world I noticed the abundance of jet trails. It seems like the place is a crossroads for sky travel. So much noisy technology above and so much open peacefulness below. Hope it has warmed up and you have dried out some from the water disaster.
This is a time when one feels all alone in this big old world…..and looking at that view…..that is not a bad feeling! blessings,Kathleen
Reminds me of the ranch, although I will admit that it’s similar here in Central Oregon… but less rolling.
I drove thru your area once a few years back when we were heading to a pheasant hunting place in the far southeast corner of your lovely state. Out in the middle of nowhere and I never wanted to leave.
As the year ends, I want to thank you for all you share. Your photos make me miss home just a tiny bit less.
Some day I would love to travel to your part of the world, it is just beautiful and so different than the landscape of New England.
I do love the sense of adventure you captured and your snow falling make it just right.
I bet it was nice not to be driving in the snow and ice of the last few weeks.
I wonder when the next storm will hit???
How is your son doing? The one that moved not long ago?
It is a nice picture and the bliss of an empty road.
As long as the snow is cleared off the road. I love the cold clear days with snow on the sides of the road. Be safe now.
Looks soo beautiful. I love to see the sun shining, especially since there is not much sun to see lately for us!
Happiness is a lone deserted road..:-))
that is till you break down..;-)
You have coal out there?
Yes like the person below:
(“You have coal out there?
I had no idea that there were coal mines in Colorado. Whereabouts in Colorado? I have only associated Colorado with ranches, farms and World Renowned Ski resorts eg: Aspen.
Your blog becomes more enlightening every day. If you have coal mines are they the “open cut” variety like in Australia, where you require long ( 6 mile long here! – hard to believe) freight trains to get the coal to the shipping ports. So where also is the coal transported to – what Pacific Ocean ports or does it go south to the Gulf of Mexco ports?