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Summer Storms

Severe storms have been ravaging the Midwest lately. We’ve had plenty of severe storms and rain here in Iowa lately, but we’ve been very lucky compared to the losses seen elsewhere. Although severe storms can cause havoc, there is something that is beautiful about the evolution of a storm. I didn’t have to travel far […]

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Garden of the Gods

I visited Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs recently for the first time. Garden of the Gods is a free public park (park map http://www.springsgov.com/units/parksrec/maps/pdfmaps/gogs-pg1.pdf)that was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1971. I was limited on time and arrived promptly about 25 minutes before sunrise. Being unfamiliar with the area, I decided not […]