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In Memory of Mom August 15,1925-June 26, 2017. By: Wes Brittenham

Excerpt from journal entry 6/25/17

My mother loved to garden. You might not have expected that from a girl from New York City, a first generation American, born just at the dawn of the depression. 1,011 more words


This hike was faulty, but I'm OK with that

I suffer from Next Ridge Syndrome.

I see a glimpse of clear, open blue through the trees, and I just know there’s a vista spreading out in all directions a few steps ahead. 399 more words

Summer Hikes

Bear With Me – Another South Peak Chronicle. By: Wes Brittenham

I awoke with a start. The shelter we had fashioned with fallen branches and sticks was loosely woven and leaned against a small granite cliff at the bottom of Embudito Canyon, on the west face of the Sandia Mountains. 1,707 more words


We Have Plastics, By: Wes Brittenham

We Have Plastics
It was the summer of 1979. July. Monsoon season. Back in the days when you could count on summer rains to drench the mountains and valleys with sudden storms that build up and explode quickly. 1,458 more words


Kaitlyn in the foothills

I had the pleasure of capturing Kaitlyn’s senior photos in the foothills of our gorgeous Sandia Mountains. You couldn’t ask for a more perfect clear NM day. 35 more words

the goal 2 - hiking in the Sandia Foothills ⛰

Join us on this outdoor hiking adventure deep into the foothills of the Sandia Mountains ⛰ in New Mexico as we take on yet another goal! 74 more words

Other Things

Butterflies and Flowers


Judy Wills

As I’ve mentioned before, I grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

It was a grand place to live and grow up in. 509 more words

Judy Wills-Sunday Memories