"If nature was beautiful and instructive, it was also heartless, terrifying, and cruel. It was so many things at once, and I came to feel that that’s where its true beauty lay." -- Frank Bures in The Painted Bird
Mount Hood from the shores of Mirror Lake
Big Thompson River after
Front Range Colorado heavy rains and flooding
Photo by Andy Cross/Denver Post from a series of photos at Colorado Flood damage aerial views posted at the Loveland Reporter Herald.