The Glen After Dark

Colorado Springs was founded by General William Jackson Palmer after the Civil War. He built a castle for his family home and called the land at the mouth of Queen’s Canyon (named after his wife) Glen Eyrie. Today the family home and property is a stunningly beautiful conference center that shares much of the same…

Glen Eyrie Castle

This is Glen Eyrie Castle, a hidden gem in Colorado Springs. It was originally built as a residential estate by General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs. Palmer was a veteran of the civil war and a railroad tycoon. The castle is now a retreat center owned by The Navigators, a worldwide Christian…

Frosty Fountain

I’m a southern boy so when I was growing up images like this were of far-flung locations that could only exist near the Northern and Southern poles. Scenes like this seemed to exist more in┬ámythic places like Narnia than in real locations, especially ones that I could one day call home. In the South, if…