Sunday
Jun222014

Bumble Blue Bells

Gross Reservoir, High above the city of Boulder, Colorado.  The mountain flowers are in their full fervor this time of late spring, early summer.  There is such a wonderful spectrum of color and bouquet blooming just beneath your feet! I was fortunate enough to snap a few photos with my mobile of the symbiotic relationship between bees and these lovely little gems!  

Always remember to take time to smell the flowers!  Life is short, inhale deeply! :)

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Sunday
Jun222014

A Bird's Eye View 

Winding around up and up and up and all around, the journey into the mountains above Boulder, Colorado is truly spectacular.  And, once you've walked around at a bit over 7200 feet elevation along ridgelines and massive boulders you may find yourself breathless indeed!

Trekking out and about yesterday as a storm approached. The roads are extreme mountain driving and I've never been so good with walking out on the edge of cliffs...But, oh what spectacular views!!

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Tuesday
Jun172014

Dancing The Night Away

Saturday the Boulder Airport was transformed into a magical era of the 1940s filled with fighter planes, war time ground vehicles, period costumes, reinactors and pin-up girls.  The evening air was filled with wonderful live big band music, a myriad of happy revelers were swinging the night away on the dance floor!  I was utterly swept away into a bygone day of ole! I only wish I could step back in time and revisit at will!  If you wish to learn more check out www.1940sball.org.  What a spectacular event!  I can't wait until the Christmas ball! Hope to see you all there! Whoo hooo! :)  

Here are a few photos to tantilize your senses...

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Monday
Jun092014

High Fashion On The Town At Belmar

One fine, sunny Colorado afternoon we flung open the doors, threw on our heels and hit the town of Belmar (part of Denver, Colorado).  What a fun, sassy afternoon filled with brilliant colors, lovely lines and chick high fashion!  Join us in our little urban adventure! 

 Lucky Strike- Halie G- ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights Reserved

FTHNDLYLTY- Jonae H ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights ReservedJungle Queen- Halie G ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights Reserved W- Jonae H. ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights Reserved

Glamour On A Stair- Halie G ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights Reserved
Shadow Dancer- Jonae H. ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos All Rights Reserved ©2014 Jodi Grim Photos. All rights reserved. 

A special thanks to our beautiful models Halie G and Jonae H! Enjoy! 

Wednesday
Apr302014

Devil's Backbone

There is a wonderful place here in the Front Range of Colorado called Devil's Backbone.  Home to some rather large, foreboding and chillingly awesome raptors flying about which nest atop the Backbone's rocks.  A sight which might seem eerie to some.  I am enthralled at watching them gracefully swoop from above (as long as they keep their distance, that is!).  Here, beneath the raptor's gaze, you can meander through miles and miles of high desert paths, amazing vistas and rock formations!  It is truly one of my favorite places to trek off to on a day off all year round! Hiking, trail running, snow shoeing, mountain biking, bird watching, picnicing, horseback riding...The list of things to do here goes on and on...There is a marker a mile or so from the trail head from which you can see multiple mountain peaks from one view point (This is particularily stunning in the winter-time!).  

I recently learned to make rope and have been experimenting with yucca leaves, various plant fibers and tree barks in my new found hobby.  So, whilst trekking and meandering about the rocks, I snapped a few photos, gathered a few samples, laid out my picnic blanket and soaked up the Colorado sun!  Half way through my last hike there (and a few miles from any shelter) storm clouds began to move in, the sky began to rumble and I decided to pick up my pace and jog back.  I couldn't resist snapping a few more photos along the way, however. There were actually people who were just beginning their hike when I made my return (Which made me wonder of Scottish weather, be glad for the rain and smile at these wandering souls!).  It wasn't a torrential rain that soaks you to the bone and dampens your spirit...but rather a nice, cooling sort which lifts your spirits!  All in all I would highly recommend this raptor's haven!  The views are spectacular! Remnants of dinosaurs and an ancient sea's shoreline now inverted toward the heavens.  And just as I was at the very end of the trail, I arrived as rainbow greeted me! How lovely nature can be when you fear, respect and worship it! 

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