While visiting friends in Colorado, we went to Garden of the Gods. If you haven’t been, you should absolutely go — Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas are absolutely beautiful. While in the park, we saw these two fellows disregarding the “Keep off the Grass” signs. My buddy Erick identified them as mule deer. I think the colors and poses make it look like an old painting.
This lot was across from my complex. There were a lot of weeds and wildflowers by the road, and further in a little pond where the geese nested and kept us awake all night with their honking.
I liked to go down and pick Queen Anne’s Lace, bring it home and put it in water glasses. Queen Anne’s Lace is wild carrot, if you didn’t know.
They recently dug this area up and put some cheap student housing in. No more geese or wildflowers, but there’s a sidewalk now. Frankly the field was a little scary to walk past at night anyway, since there were no streetlights.