July Weekend at the Cabin 2015

A gorgeous wildlife-filled weekend at the cabin

Scenic Drive to Cabin – Poudre Canyon, Laramie River Rd, Hwy 130, Brubaker Lane. A lovely 3.5 hr ride through amazingly green countryside.

Scott and Yvonne and Gabe at the cabin overnight:They arrived late Friday, had Mojitos and key lime pie before bed. Saturday Gabe caught 2 Brookies and 3 nice Rainbows at the kids pond, then we ate lunch and fished Yeagers pond in the rain.

Gabe fishing the kids pond
Scott gets Gabe’s brookie off the hook
Good friends: Scott, Yvonne and Gabe
Sunset

Sunday Workday. Cut grass and trimmed weeds at both cabins. Hummingbirds and a Yellow Bellied Sap Sucker. Drinks and tour of David and Janet Lockman’s fishing ponds, sunset with a doe antelope 50 yds from our front porch and an appearance from our porch bunny!

Curious doe, keeps edging closer and closer – 50 yds from our dinner table
Short Tail Hummingbird – OK, let’s play nice…
Yellow Bellied Sap Sucker
Fearless cottontail – lives under the front porch
Large Mountain Lion scat found 500 yds from the cabin

 

Author: David Willett

Worked at Agilent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard, attended University of Washington and Michigan State University, lived in the Netherlands, the Peoples Republic of China and the United States, visited 36 countries and 49 U.S. states, living in Fort Collins, CO, USA

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