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Camping in Sandia Mountains

Crossing the Texas/New Mexico border the landscape changes again. 

Mountains begin to come into view. There is miles and miles of open land. No crops, no livestock. 157 more words

Cross Country

One of the locals trying to get in the house.

A month or so ago one of the contractors working on the bathroom started hollering at me from the front yard. Seems we had a 3-4ft Bull snake heading for the open front door. 33 more words


July 4th Hike Postponed

It was just one of those odd days. I wasn’t able to get out on my hike on July 4th; I had been having a migraine the day before and when my alarm went off at 4 am, my heart (and my head) were just not in it. 70 more words

Adventure Time!

Rysa and I decided to hit the zoo today… but it was packed to the brim and there was no parking to be found.  We changed course and went through the aquarium and botanical gardens (since we have an access pass).   243 more words



Tinkertown is a folk art museum on the east side of the Sandias, a short drive from Albuquerque. There are great photographic opportunities there, both inside and out, in full light and dim, for wide angle and zoom. 58 more words


Elena Gallegos Open Space

I have found my place in the foothills. And it’s only been 33 years since my last visit–which is the next story. But for now, I’m thrilled and relieved to have found a place I will love to walk and walk and walk near my new home. 37 more words

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