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Take A Kid Fishing In Colorado! sticky icon

Here's 101 Places To Take Children Fishing In Colorado!

Colorado Division Of Wildlife Is Trying To Help Kids Get Hooked On Fishing!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

There is nothing like the thrill in a young boy or girls' eyes when they catch a wiggly rainbow trout!  My Mom told me I was so excited at age 6 when I caught my first trout, I couldn't stop talking about it. 

I guess I still can't, so I'm writing about it!

Valerian Root Can Help Sleep! sticky icon

This herbal preparation can help onset of sleep

A plant root can really heal some people's insomnia!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

I've been hearing from people for 15 years that valerian root pills, taken one to several hours before sleep, helped them get to sleep and stay asleep.

Now there's some science to that.

The Herbal Medicine Physician Desk Reference confirms studies show some people have less anxiety and better sleep with this medication. 

Treasure The Fall In Colorado With This Free Video! sticky icon

Nature Is A Great Stress Reliever!

It Helps Us Get Our Mind Off The Worries Of The World!

High Definition Video Shows Fall Splendors In The Rocky Mountains!

by Harris Jensen

Editor, Good Day Journal

The storied days of fall in the Rockies are well deserved.  The aspen leaves turn to gold and fall like gold coins from heaven...

In this video, out in high definition, a new feature at YouTube, I share some of my photography and some jazz music too.  Hope you enjoy it!  Hit the tab in the lower right corner to view full screen!  Nine minutes of nature photography!

Dr. J



Hail Came Down In Fountain! Sounded Like Freight Train! sticky icon

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

June 8, 2011 hail came down like a freight train here in Fort Collins!  What an awesome power nature has...and there went the garden we planted!

Here is a video of the hail coming down, bobbing in our fountain...

Relaxing Stream Sounds Soothe The Soul! sticky icon

Bird songs identified on sound track of Rocky Mountain River!

Many thanks to the birders at Cornell Lab Of Ornithology and graduate student Matt Young!

Learn to identify bird songs with this sound track and links to Cornell Lab web site!

"Backyard Birdsong Guide" quite helpful in identifying  birds by sound!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Stress Managment With Nature! sticky icon

Bird songs and stream sounds help heal the soul!

Free sound track included in this article!  Helps stress managment!

Great for background sounds for studying too for college students!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

I recorded in stereo the wonderful sounds of a mountain creek in spring, along with these singing birds, back in May, 2009.  I used a stereo microphone with a Sony voice recorder, edited the works in Garage Band on my Mac.

Citizens Blow The Cover On BP Oil Spill Cover Up! sticky icon

Toxins in Oil Dispersant Causing Health Hazards...

Is It Safe To Eat Fish From The Gulf Coast?

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

See this story at Coverup.

"Mountain Boy" Recounts The Life Of A Boy At Home In The Wilderness sticky icon

Jim Smith's Adventures As A Ten Year Old Were Amazing!

He Lived In The Wilderness And Learned To Hunt And Fish On His Own

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Do you need a little adventure story to break up your day?  Listen to these audio files recapping the story of a young boy, growing up in the 1970's in a little log cabin up Poudre Canyon.

Introduce Teenagers To Fishing And Hunting In Colorado sticky icon

Colorado Youth Outdoors Helps Families Introduce Teens To The Great Outdoors!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

"Hey did you hear about Colorado Youth Outdoors?"  a fellow recently asked me.  "No," I said. "Tell me about it..."

Keep Up With Threats To Our Environment! sticky icon

Keep Informed And Fight For Those Who Can't Defend Themselves!

Become An Activist For Nature!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Some people don't care if mountains are turned into real estate developments.

If you want to know about the threats to our environment, here are links to two fabulous "new summaries" on line, that are used to inform some members of congress!

Fight For Nature