Writings by Sam Rose

Take a walk in the park by the river… Durango’s parks are OPEN!!
Jul28

Take a walk in the park by the river… Durango’s parks are OPEN!!

Take a walk in the park by the river… in one of Durango Colorado’s many parks!  Or if you prefer take your bike or your boat and enjoy the float!! Durango’s 800 acres of beautiful clean safe parks by the Animas River are open.  Time for a walk or take your bike, kayak, tube or raft… the river is calling.  The river trail goes through the parks and allows you to hike and bike and enjoy the gorgeous scenery and...

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Monsoon Season is kicking in… expect some rain this weekend!!
Jul20

Monsoon Season is kicking in… expect some rain this weekend!!

  We got a little rain on Monday- .11 inches, but expect more as Monsoon Season is kicking in… expect some rain this weekend!! Our Durango area Monsoon Season lasts from July 1 to September 30.  Some weather professionals are suggesting that we will get less rain than normal this year. Let’s prove them wrong and ask the rain season to settle in an bring moisture to our parched region.  Rain Rain come today and come...

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Enjoy your Spring Blue Sky Day!!
May06

Enjoy your Spring Blue Sky Day!!

Enjoy your Spring Blue Sky Day!!      We are blessed in SW Colorado with many days of sunshine per year.  Along with roughly 300 days of sunshine annually comes the bright blue sky!  Nothing like it to bring cheer and good will.      SW Colorado has awesome mountain views in almost all directions.  Beautiful Durango is surrounded by 3,000,000 acres of national forest and twelve mountains over 14,000 feet tall.  A river runs through...

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Durango Kennel Club Celebrates Dogs!
Feb18

Durango Kennel Club Celebrates Dogs!

Durango Kennel Club Celebrates Dogs! The Durango Kennel Club just celebrated its annual awards banquet—  celebrating the achievements of its members with their beloved dogs.   Held at the Kennebec Restaurant in Hesperus this year, the food was excellent. and the DKC members all enjoyed the event. Once a year the DKC membership gathers in celebration of the AKC titles member dogs have earned in the past year.  As the only AKC club in...

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MAVERICK ASTROLOGY — MERCURY has gone RETRO
Feb18

MAVERICK ASTROLOGY — MERCURY has gone RETRO

Photo Credit: astrologyking.com MAVERICK ASTROLOGY by SWAMI SAMI SALAMI … from Cloud #9 MERCURY has gone RETRO– The planet Mercury– which rules the mind, communication, business, & transportation– has gone on another vacation and this one started 5:54 pm Mt Time today Sunday February 16th 2020. Well at least we got through Valentine’s Day! So it be time to slip into plod mode and stay that way through the Virgo Full Moon...

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National Margarita day (and night)!
Feb22

National Margarita day (and night)!

FEBRUARY 22nd is National Margarita day (and night)! “Margaritas are popular in several Durango restaurants.  Olde Tymer’s– known for “cheating tourist and drunks”– offers great ones at reasonable prices… both frozen and on the rocks. I have also enjoyed them at Tequila’s as well as Fiesta Mexicana– all are on Main Street, Durango, Colorado, USA 81301 and all of them serve good...

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Blue Sky Day– fun in the sun; play in the snow! WINTER FUN!!
Feb21

Blue Sky Day– fun in the sun; play in the snow! WINTER FUN!!

Today is a Blue Sky Day– a time for fun in the sun with play in the snow! WINTER FUN!! Colorado is blessed with 280 to 300 days of sunshine per year… and along with that comes the most awesome blue sky.  We get some snow, and then the bright blue mountain sun dazzles your eyes with sparkles of brightness! Durango, Colorado is the center of my universe– and I am a local and global citizen.  Durango, known as the jewel...

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Rainbows are everywhere in Durango!!
Oct08

Rainbows are everywhere in Durango!!

I love Durango.  Rainbows are everywhere. When I first moved here I found a double rainbow in the first hour! And this week alone I have seen two different rainbows on two different days… and a double rainbow graced the skies and filled up Durango just yesterday! So keep a good eye out… the rainbows of Durango may be stalking you! post by Sam Rose Visit Sam on his Great Dane website: ROSEDANES.com  ...

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