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Friday, June 2, 2017

Flower Friday in the Colorado Mountains

It's breathtakingly beautiful in the mountains these days.

Little jewels buzz all around the flowers.

Chocolate Labs zoom through the flowers.

Even the tiniest flowers are mesmerizing.

So, I was shocked to find that some visiting thugs thought that it was "fun" to haul their old TV up to the forest, hang it in a tree, and shoot at it. Can anyone explain this behavior? Look at the damage that the bullets did to the tree.
That was someone's Memorial Day remembrance. Our mountain world is so gorgeous that I don't understand how anyone could think "let's go to the mountains, shoot out our old TV, and then leave it there". What?
Back to the beauty... I'll try to keep my mind away from the ugliness although I will keep fighting it for as long as I can.

The beauty is that Shyla and I have had some glorious mornings together playing in the flowers!
Happy Friday!


  1. The thugs need to find something much more productive to do in their own yards! Stoopid peeps! Happy Friday to you, Shyla and KB☺

  2. The flowers, and mountain look gorgeous. What the hell is wrong with people? I have to wonder every time I see crap like this.

  3. Sometimes, you just have to wonder what goes through the minds of some people. So glad you found some beauty to brighten your day after seeing such stupidity...

  4. Dang, we don't like much on TV these days but that is a bit extreme! Lovely photos though!

  5. Sadly, some imprint their personal ugliness, which comes from within ... onto surrounding beauty. We can only, at best, look away and move on as you and your beautiful Labs do.

  6. OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH your humming bird photos are amazing! Mom loves those little jewels too.
    Your flowers and you romping thru them bravo!!
    Well I must say we are as shocked as you are about the TV....who thinks of crazy stuff like that. I bet dollars to doughnuts it is on YouTube or FaceBook
    Hugs Madi and mom

  7. Great photos except the TV one. People are so stupid sometimes!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  8. A beautiful time of year. We have the same problem at the river. People seem to want to enjoy the area, but just leave garbage all over. Can't be bothered to put it in the bin as they leave.

  9. Good gosh, what is wrong with people???
    We will try to focus on the beautiful flowers, hummingbirds, and Shyla as well, and try not to think about what is wrong with people. :(
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

  10. boggles the mind that people do those kind of things
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  11. What is wrong with people these days? I think the whole concept of respect has disappeared, sad actually.

  12. Ignorant. People who can't expand their minds to provide a service to the world. That looks like a Stachys (the orchid looking flower)...they're sort of in relation to lambs ears plants... we have tons of them here. so small but so detailed!

  13. Yes, people, some people I should say, are so mindblowingly ignorant. When there's so much beauty in nature. Love Shyla's smile in that last picture. At least our dogs know to do the right thing.

  14. Yes, focus on the dogs and flowers. So sad that those morons invade your lovely mountain.

  15. They are worse than thugs momma says. But we love that you find the beauty to over shadow the thugginess,

  16. The only explanation for the tv shoot out is that you can't fix stupid. I don't understand people who litter or trash the earth. You are lucky to live in such a beautiful location. Just take a deep breath and enjoy the Rockies. ♥

  17. You are an amazing photographer. How sad that someone put that trash in such a beautiful place.

  18. We love the Hummingbird pictures and the flowers. We don't understand why people would want to desecrate such a beautiful place with an old TV.

  19. People are a$$hats. I don't know why, they just are.


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