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Santa Fe's Sandia

New Mexico’s capitol of Santa Fe is perched on a hill with beautiful 360 degree views of the piñon dotted high desert.  During a diner party at a friend’s house in the City Difference just two days before the summer solstice, I was able to catch this new view of the Sandia Mountains at sunset.   21 more words

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Pino Trail: 6/21/15

Yesterday, JoAnna and I hiked up the side of Sandia Crest using the Pino Trail. All said and done, it was like 8.2 miles, with 4200′ of elevation change. 407 more words

New Mexico

HIKING VARIATIONS

HIKING VARIATIONS ——————–

JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST
MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ————

We start off by wearing shorts, but put on long pants and a coat near the top. 60 more words

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MISTY MOUNTAIN

MISTY MOUNTAIN ——–

JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST
MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ————

The misty clouds moved quickly over the mountain. By the time we set our focus, the clouds had moved. 62 more words

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Photo Challenge: Off Season

Apparently there are about 50 species of Yucca and numerous subspecies, varieties, forms, cultivars and hybrids. The yucca is also the state flower of New Mexico and when it is in bloom, these delightful white flowers popcorn from the center of the succulent. 73 more words

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Photo Challenge: Vivid

How joyous and unexpected it was to see this rainbow appear with the Sandia Mountains as backdrop.  As we sipped our spirits from the Sandia Resort patio, we watched the color spectrum become more and more… 6 more words

New Mexico

ROCK CAVES

ROCK CAVES ———

JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST
MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ————

The west facing side of the Sandia Mountains has many rock caves for exploring, but you must be careful that another creature isn’t already inside. 85 more words

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