Category Archives: Venus

Venus Climbs Texas Cliffs

One of our most memorable days with Venus was when Dave and Gina Edrich took us to Pedernales Falls State Park near Austin, Texas in May 2004. Venus was 3 years old and could ascend a vertical rock face as … Continue reading

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I’ll See Venus in My Dreams

In dreams Venus is always near to Mary and me. My favorite funeral song is, “I’ll See you in My Dreams” by Joe Brown for George Harrison. Venus was a terrible puppy, peeing everywhere for nearly a year. If we … Continue reading

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Winter 2014

No snow has fallen lately in Colorado but we had plenty in the 2014 winter.

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Pictures of Venus in Her Final Year

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Videos of Venus in Her Final Year

Venus knew last year that her time was limited so she went to Cameron Pass, Colorado in August, Lake McConaughy, Nebraska in September, and in October to Arizona at Saguaro Lake, the gorge between Sedona and Flagstaff, and the Virgin … Continue reading

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Venus Memories

Venus died yesterday after 14 years and 7 months of a full enjoyable life. I’m glad we were able to spend a few days at home with her for final memories and goodbyes after our 2 week vacation in Mexico. … Continue reading

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The End of Venus is Near

Venus loves Horsetooth Mountain Park so I took her there today for her to enjoy the end of her life. She is terminally ill at 14 years with brain and lung cancer. I often enjoyed swimming, kayaking, and floating down … Continue reading

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Southwest Fall Vacation 2015

Mary and I enjoyed a vacation in Utah, Arizona, and Nevada in September and October. We went to Lakes Powell, Havasu, and Mohave for the first time, along with many places we’ve visited before. The Virgin River in Arizona between … Continue reading

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Lake McConaughy, September 2015

I visited Lake McConaughy in western Nebraska in September. It’s an unusual lake because it is large and provides plenty of shade with large cottonwoods. It’s never crowded because it is far from Denver and Omaha.

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Vacation in Vallarta

Mary and I are passing a vacation in the town of Bucerías, Nayarit, Mexico, about 20 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. I drove our van here taking Venus and my bike, piano, two 25 inch monitors, and luggage; Mary flew … Continue reading

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