Saturday, October 08, 2011

Our get-away — Six Word Saturday —

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My six words:
Colorado was very pretty last week


The week of September 25 Mrs. Jim and I stayed at the Glen Eyrie Conference Center in Colorado Springs with a group from our Church. If everyone was in the picture except me then there were 27 of us attending. Each morning we had a speaker followed by a Bible study by our pastor from the book of James.

The middle Garden of the Gods (adjacent to Glen Eyrie) picture above shows Balancing Rock on the right and Steamboat Rock on the left.

Colorado temperature with highs in the mid 70s was a welcome relief from our high 90s we were having around here. One day there the temp reached 81°F but that did not seem hot.

Our afternoon activities consisted of a nice visit to the Air Force Academy and especially its beautiful Air Force Academy Chapel, the U.S. Olympic training facility, Old Town Colorado City, a look down from the mountain of the town of Cripple Creek, and a visit with lunch at Mueller State Park.
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Comments:
Cooler weather and the good word in a really beautiful place...what more is there to be desired, eh?
 
What A fab post! The photos are brill!
 
Beautiful pics - Colorado definitely was pretty last week
 
Love the pictures. High 70's makes my heart
 
I've been trying to get back to Colorado to see the aspens turn golden for years. Looks like your photo is as close as I'm going to get this year too!
 
I suspect it's pretty every week :)
 
I love the autumn - the colours are amazing. What a beautiful place.
 
Beautiful pics!
Have a great weekend and a happy 6WS!
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Yes! Colorado was very pretty. Pictures are very nice. James is a very interesting book. I very much enjoyed it.

Welcome home!
 
Gorgeous photos of one of my favorite places.
 
Beautiful Pics! We just got home from Harbor Springs MI. and it was beautiful there too.

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Great post!
Missed you last week!
 
Oh yeah, and what a beautiful get-away it is!
 
Oh wow, what a great place to get away! And a study in the book of James (a favorite of mine) made the time away ideal in my book! Colorado really is very pretty; I like Colorado Springs, would consider retiring there some day, maybe!

thanks for sharing your pictures; enjoy the day!

visiting from 6WS :)

betty
 
Wow, what a view so colorful and breathtaking. Fab shot!
TFS
(visiting from 6WS)
 
Beautiful pics!
 
Oh, wow! The view in the top photo is amazing.
 
Hi Jim ~~ Nice post and great photos
Thanks for sharing with us.
I am glad you enjoyed the Fright
Instructor joke - it was a good one.
Sorry about the 'frisky' ones.
Take care my friend, Regards, Merle.
 
Jim
Great pictures and it sounds like you had a great time. Your conference was timed perfectly to enjoy the colors and the weather.
Ralph
 

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