Tuesday, June 19, 2007

A quick catching up

Ooph. Crazy few days. Have just returned from two days of teaching on the Front Range, where it was hot, hot, hot. I guess it IS about to be summer. We spent the morning at the Paint Mines Interpretive Park in El Paso County... one of the great hidden secrets of Colorado's eastern plains. Here's a little shot of some of our workshop participants making sketches of the "hoodoos."

And for Karine, because she wasn't here to see the carnage for herself, a few pics from the Hooligan Race. I actually don't know if they ever finished the race, since after the first 4 heats we got a crazy thunderstorm with big lightning and lots of water and I high-tailed it on home. The Mountain Mail's website seems to be down at the moment, so I can't check.

More when I've recovered from the last couple of days. (And sorry, Snail... no karaoke happened. Well, maybe as I sang loudly whilst trying to stay awake on the drive home.)

2 comments:

Karine said...

thanks for the hooligan shots! It is always so strange to see the masses along the edges of our usually quiet and empty river banks. I am finding out new definitions for the word "hot" - try 114!!!

Sherrie said...

BLEAH! Actually, my grandmother lived in Twenty-nine Palms, so I remember... but, hey, it's a dry heat! ;-)