Ragamuffin Gal

".. from my ragged heart to yours"

July 4, 2011

The Mountains called ...


The mountains are calling me ..
So I must go ~    John Muir


















These are photos from our recent get away
 to Estes Park, Colorado.
At Rocky Mountain National Park,
from Trail Ridge Road, and the 
the balcony of our lodge room.

I am home now, 
and..
already ~

 I hear the mountains calling me..



23 comments:

Dorthe said...

Hi Katie,
oh such beautiful photoes, of fantastic places- I so understand those mountains are calling you back again :)
xo ,Dorthe

Jon Lee said...

These are beautiful pictures. I can see where you miss the mountains. I love the mountains.

summersundays-jw said...

Beautiful pictures!

TheEccentricLady said...

I want to go so bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My daughter chose to go to Johnson and Whales in Miami, Fl instead of Denver, Colorado. I have always wanted to move to Colorado or Wyoming. I do not like Fl. To hot and to many bugs. I hope she likes it :) Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos!

Margaret said...

Beautiful photos! thank you for taking us along!! Mx

Suz said...

Oh, Katie,
So pretty! Weare so fortunate to have much of Jud's family in Colorado. It is a beautiful state. I am anxious to hear more about your conference and will cecked to see if I just missed it. This is all so lovely.
Hugs,
Suz

Suz said...

Oh, Katie,
So pretty! Weare so fortunate to have much of Jud's family in Colorado. It is a beautiful state. I am anxious to hear more about your conference and will cecked to see if I just missed it. This is all so lovely.
Hugs,
Suz

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi dear Katie,
just beautiful they take my breath away! No wonder you want to go back.
Have a wonderful week my friend.
Hugs,
Marie

Jan said...

I'm SO happy we treated you so well and gave you georgeous weather while you were visiting.

Lovely photos from a lovely part of the state....seems that your vacation was memorable!

Warm hugs
Jan

Crafty Gal Linda said...

Katie....gorgeous pictures! How wonderful to get away to the mountains.

~*~Patty S said...

ooo what splendid views dear Katie...so much beauty...thanks as always for sharing with us!
oxo

Joyfulploys said...

Hi...Lovely photos...Thanks for coming by my blog. I love the name of your blog...I want to look around some more. Are you a first grade teacher? I'm a retired first grade teacher...it brought a lot of memories to see those shining little faces on your other blog.
Mary

suziqu's thread works said...

Dear Katie,
Many of us are losing the art of real living! No wonder these mountains were calling you. We have managed to maintain a small pocket of beauty like this in our backyard of 8 acres on a gorgeous creek surrounded by bush and pasture for our goats. It is so precious to us and we are truly blessed to be able to be here.
I think if you could just manage 1 item on your Summer list, like the last one, then you have really achieved a lot.
Love and blessings dear woman,
Suzy

Lynne said...

Hi Katie
Thank you for the sweet words left for me to read over at my Blog.
What stunning scenary, no wonder the mountains are calling you once more.
Wishes
Lynne

Relyn said...

What a gorgeous trip you had. I am glad you are home, because we are overdue for some girlfriend dates. Jeffrey and Sloane are gone, so my schedule is wide open. Love you!

Tarnished and Tattered said...

Katie,
Oh my! Your pictures are just amazing! I love Estes Park, one of my favorite places on Earth. I hope your vacation was terrific.
Lisa

dulcy said...

It's hard to leave the Rockies. I always have had this tiny ritual where I look in the review mirror as we're headed east and have one last goodbye look. So glad you're home safe and sound. Lovely pictures.... so much cooler and dry than our somewhat rain forest climate these days!
xo

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What fabulous photos! I hope we can travel out West this Fall! I haven't been in years! ♥

Thistle Cove Farm said...

Years ago, I visited Estes Park and loved it! Your photos are especially lovely and remind me of God's great beauty at Estes Park.

Jeanie said...

Vacation has been calling me as well. And oh, what a splendid time YOU must have had! Such a wonderful world in which to lose yourself.

Barb~Bella Vista Cottage said...

Katie, Absolutely glorious!!!!!!

Barb ♥

Marva said...

Oh this makes me homesick!!! We moved from Colorado to PA just about 3 months ago...

Laurie said...

Oh, I haven't made it there this year -- the photos are gorgeous. You sure had nice weather that week, too!