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Purple Mountain's Majesty


We have been playing tourist in the Colorado Springs area for the past few days.  I took this shot of Pike's Peak and a brewing thunderstorm from the Garden of the Gods.  Shucks . . .  I missed the tour @ Focus on the Family.

















Although I am terrified of heights, I actually made it out on to the bridge over Royal Gorge--one of those places I wanted to see since I was a kid.  I was fine until I looked down and saw the Arkansas River 1500 feet below through the planking.  That was it--made a hasty retreat back.  We arrived just in time to watch a large car club--about 50 Plymouth Prowlers--make their way across the bridge.  Too bad they weren't Shelby Mustangs.

DSCN2767.JPGBTW--I  finally took delivery on the new family SUV.  If you have to ask about gas mileage, the M3 Stuart is not for you.  But trust me, no one will ding my paint with their doors, no one is gonna "road-rage" me, and the next guy who turns left in front of me will be very sorry.   Fort Carson has a number of tanks outside the main gate, including this M3 Stuart (a very small light/scout tank).  Did anyone else read the "Haunted Tank" comic books when you were kids?   I've been interested in Stuarts ever since . . .  Finally got to see one.

Reader Comments (9)


Welcome to Colorado. It is a beautiful state with a strong military presence that is greatly appreciated by most of the citizens.
Are you going to be in Denver for the Democratic National Convention? I'm sure that would be much more interesting than a tour of Focus on the Family!

Matt Holst
Falcon, Colorado
June 21, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermholst
Ah, it's beautiful!
June 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTerry
Ahhh...the Haunted Tank! Who could forget those great Joe Kubert covers, detailing the exploits of the 4-man crew of that stalwart Stewart (haunted by the ghost of Gen. Jeb himself, no less)? Man, those were GREAT!


June 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterWyldeirishman
any chance of a URC in Colorado Springs?
June 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSue

If there's sufficient interest, you bet! Several Coram Deo families live in Colorado Springs.

Email me and I'll fill you in on the details.
June 23, 2008 | Registered CommenterKim Riddlebarger
Not to barge in, but Sue, there is an excellent reformed congregation with a theologically strong, faithful minister in the Springs area already: Springs Reformed Church. Check it out.
June 23, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterpstefan
Oh man I know exactly where you took that first photo from at Garden of the Gods. My wife and I were just there a few months ago. Breathtaking. Did you by chance drive around Glen Eyrie?
June 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMark Priestap
June 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMark Priestap

I've heard of that church [Springs Reformed]
I've thought of going there and have listened to their sermons on SermonAudio...but aren't they against musical instruments? And sing nothing but the psalms? I could deal with that easy, but my husband won't.
June 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSue

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