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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


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

North America

Day Hike: Pino Trail ~ Sandia Mountains ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Friday, June 3, 2016

Haven’t hike the Pino Trail in a few years, so decided it was time to hike it again… this time to shoot some video. 609 more words



I now live much closer to the mountains and there is more WEATHER up here. Really. Higher altitude, closer to the mountains, up high enough to see the inspiring space of the high desert.   72 more words

North America

Hike # 2 in the Fine Month of June 2016

Maybe the truth is that all this walking isn’t about my health–it’s simply an excuse to play nature photographer!

Forgive me…I had never heard of a single poet except Robert Louis Stevenson until I was in high school. 136 more words

Living LIFE

Day Hike: South Piedra Lisa Trail ~ Sandia Mountains ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Friday, May 13, 2016
Friday, May 27, 2016

Hiked the South Piedra Lisa Trail — twice — so the video will be a compilation of those two hikes. 610 more words