Tag: colorado

Colorful Colorado Clay

Wham-splat! The pick axe hit the muddy wall, then stuck there.  I pried it off and scooped off the wet, heavy chunk of clay into a debris bucket. Behind that chunk I noticed a rich variety of colors…. Read More

Bone Mix

I could feel the bright sunlight beams gently warming my back as they slowly made their way around the nice shade.  Sitting up tall on the ground, I traded my chisel and hammer for a water bottle to… Read More

Behemoth Burial Ground

Ping, ping, ping! Thud. Thud. The high pitched clanging of hammer and chisel against hard rock mixed with the dull noises of digging picks hitting damp clay.   Dark blue-gray clouds tauntingly circled the sky above, showering rain in… Read More

Catastrophic Colorado Monument, Part 2

The precariously balanced enormous boulder towered ominously above us.  “Careful!  Don’t drive too slowly under that rock!”  My younger brother anxiously piped up from the back of our suburban, full of friends and family members gathered together for… Read More

Catastrophic Colorado Monument, Part 1

I drew in a sharp breath and held on tightly as we suddenly rounded a narrow curve and I got a good look down the steep edge at the spectacular, sharp rocks far below us.    The chilly wind… Read More

Creation Clues for Kids, Vol. 4 No. 2

Giant Rock Garden Have you ever seen a rock garden, or made one yourself? A rock garden can often look really cool, with different sizes and colors of rocks arranged in specific ways.  There’s an enormous natural “rock… Read More

God’s Rock Garden, Part 1

The picturesque view of Colorado Mountains outlining the distant horizon was suddenly broken by nearby jagged red rocks towering high above us as we approached.   The closer we got, the more dramatically the rough rocks loomed from above. … Read More