It was hard to say goodbye this morning to this view out my window.
But finally getting to climb Trail Ridge Road spurred me on. The wind finally went wherever it goes and the day was all lovely blue skies. Up and up on the highest continuous paved road in the U.S.
|Trail Ridge Road|
As you can see, it’s not lonely at the top. I guess everyone had the same idea as me – wait until the wind is gone and made the trek. There was a sense of exhilaration in the air.
Blogger and bird-lady extraordinaire identified this guy as a Clark's Nuthatch. Its range is high coniferous forests at timberline.
I left RMNP and pushed on to Boulder. The drive on US-36 was magnificent though heavy with traffic.
Next I entered the heart of Boulder at the Pearl Street Market held every weekend. It’s a 3-block long street fair ranging over a pedestrian mall. I love a good street fair! It had all the elements.Music
And a contortionist
When I passed back by later, he was gone but this was in his place …
Lemon. It was scrumptious.
This was a memorable start to June. The weather in Boulder was in the low 60s with almost no humidity. I’m back at camp Wal-Mart in Centennial and, while it may not be exactly picturesque, it’s nice to have wi-fi again.