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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

u is for

uncompahgre national forest.

in the mid 70s, when i was a wild and wooly girl, it was my great fortune to live for 2 years in silverton colorado. i wouldn't trade those 2 years for all the gold on earth. every day i'd look out my window and think, i cannot believe i live here.

just up the san juan skyway from silverton is the uncompahgre national forest.

takes your breath away.


Blogger jenknits said...

Oh my, I want to move there. Maybe that's where the FT retirement home should be?

2:57 PM  
Blogger Dr. Steph said...

*whistling* beautiful.

3:52 PM  
Blogger Cathy said...

Ohhh... I came this close to posting Umcompadre as my "U". I am soooo glad you did! I miss it too. And I live closer then you do.

4:57 PM  
Anonymous Chris said...

Wow! That *is* beautiful.

5:22 PM  
Blogger cindy said...

Glorious view!!! Tell me how you uploaded your Rhinebeck Bingo Button....

6:30 PM  
Blogger melanie said...

And you left this place? Amazing colour, amazing vista.

12:08 AM  
Anonymous Dipsy D. said...

This is absolutely breathtaking indeed, I can't believe how beautiful that nature there is! I'd love to live there too!

5:15 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

It really does. That is unbelievable scenery.

6:34 AM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Gorgeous! I can't believe you lived there.

10:50 AM  
Blogger maryse said...

wow, what a beautiful view.

1:37 PM  
Blogger Nanette said...

Nice photos! It truly is a gorgeous place - DH took lots of summer hikes near there. I wonder if it has changed at all now with the ski resort?

2:13 PM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Looks like home :-)

I guess I needed your picture and kind email to remind me that I am living in a wonderful place even though my first-born may be taking an engineering job in Virginia :-(

Did you ever get to go on the Million Dollar Highway? BTW, no more aspen now. We had eight inches of snow last night!

3:21 PM  
Blogger Anne said...

Egads THOSE are stunning photos - absolutely stunning. I love Silverton - DH and I spent a driving tour for 2 weeks in Colorado several years ago when he was interviewing for his PhD and that was one of our favorite towns.

9:10 PM  
Anonymous Kelly said...

Wow! What gorgeous pics!

7:28 AM  
Blogger Alisha said...

Breath taking for sure. Thanks for sharing such beautiful photos!!!

10:29 AM  
Blogger Romi said...

Wow! That's all I can say. I'm going back to look at those pics again.

6:34 PM  
Blogger Ina said...


Hope to see you Sunday - you're on my Bingo card!

11:11 PM  
Blogger PJ said...

It really does!!! and to think I will be living in my state in as little as 4-5 months..just is amazing! Awesome pics. My goal is our family take the train through that area next year :) AWESOME. (of course once my husband retires...we have to say goodbye to our CHEAP Florida car tags for those of pay for driving those roads!!!!)

4:48 PM  
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7:51 PM  
Anonymous Carolyn said...

what lovely eye candy!

8:57 PM  

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