Inspired

America the Beautiful

TIMEDecember 6, 2021
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Boulder Colorado waking- up with the morning light on the town, and the Flatirons on the front range, and the Rocky Mountains in the background. (Cat Rooney)
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The scenic view from the top of Lost Mountain, in Chaffee County, CO., in the the autumn. The route is by four-wheel drive and often turns into a single lane road. (Cat Rooney)
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The Midwest is known for it thunderstorms and corn crops. The results are beautiful sunsets. (Cat Rooney)
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A visit to the Garden of the Gods, a city park ouside Colorado Springs CO, is always an enchanting experience in any season. Do you see the rainbow? (Cat Rooney)
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The different cloud formations catch the eye as a storm passes over rural Douglas County in Kansas (Cat Rooney)
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A view from a road looking down at the Vermont countryside which is framed by the branches of this amazing tree and fall folliage. (Cat Rooney)
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Beautiful morning to be driving and hiking in the mountains outside Salt Lake City, UT. (Cat Rooney)
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The sight of the Milky Way in a dark sky is breath taking. The camera and digital processing pick-up more stars than what see with the naked eye of the majestic Milky Way above Mt. Rainer, WA. (Cat Rooney)
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Looking for sunflower field but instead found this amazing morning sky burst forth over a cornfield outside Tonganoxie, KS. (Cat Rooney)
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Called ancient giants, old growth Redwoods forest of northern California are profound to see and spend time among them. (Cat Rooney)
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Sunday drive in the winter in rural Douglas County, KS might result being on a dirt road behind a charming hot rod. (Cat Rooney)

This gallery was published in American Essence magazine.

Cat Rooney
Cat Rooney is a photographer based in the Midwest. She has been telling stories through digital images as a food, stock, and assignment photojournalist for Epoch Times since 2006. Her experience as a food photographer had a natural expansion into recipe developer in 2012, thus her Twitter handle @RecipeGirl007.