Friday, October 31, 2014

The Headless Horseman's Ghost Horse

photo by Joe Bauman

Horsehead Nebula

My brother Joe is an amazing astronomy photographer.  Joe writes "Here's a view I took early this morning -- while meanwhile shivering in 27 degrees out in the western Utah desert. (I couldn't run the heater because it puts out radio noise that would have ruined the many exposures.)"

The Headless Horseman rides again!

Happy Halloween!

 photo by Joe Bauman

Here's a look at the equipment it took to capture the image of the Headless Horseman's Ghost Horse.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

My Stay-cation

                               photo by Susan Quirk
"Hey Dave, can you take care of the ranch for awhile?"
"Sure.  What's up?"
"I've got family from North Carolina in town.
Brother Tom and sister-in-law Pat are in Colorado Springs
to celebrate her Dad's 101 birthday!  
And cousin Susan is staying with us!"
"Great.  What are you going to do?"

"Well, first I'm going to show Susan the ranch -
  photo by Susan Quirk
and introduce her to the neighbors.
photo by Susan Quirk

Then we're off to Colorado Springs to meet up with Tom.
Susan, Tom, Terry

We'll get some lunch,
 photo by Susan Quirk.

 and walk it off at the Garden of the Gods.
You know how I love Garden of the Gods! 
I'll take so many pictures I'll have to save them for another day! 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Well Done, David!


Thanks to all of David's hard work,
winter barn prep