We've entered into the home stretch of the phonebook project images. In fact, there are only two more after this one. I remember this day quite well. It was New Years, and we packed five adults into my Jetta for a three hour trip south to the Springs. Then I couldn't find the road to the park because it wasn't well marked. And it was cold (did I mention it was New Year's?). But what a sight these rock formations are. The one thing I still wonder is whether or not I should have studied Geology in school instead of Biochemistry. I love rocks. I think it goes back to all my time as a kid spent on the Colorado Plateau. Striations are wonderful. Geologic uplift is inherently beautiful. And, I love the way this particular rock formation looks like an old man, covering his mouth as he yawns (the red/blue color contrast is also very nice). To this day, one of my favorites.
Photography by J.D. Magers