Category Archives: New Mexico

Plaza Blanca (The White Place), New Mexico

Although on private land, the Dar Al Islam education center and mosque welcomes visitors who wish to hike and view the awe inspiring landscapes. This landscape is best known from some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting or maybe from the many … Continue reading

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A Morning at the Bosque del Apache NWR

A morning at “The Bosque” requires a very early start! The previous evening was spent in the refuge with much success both for wildlife, waterfowl and New Mexico’s spectacular light (images can be found here). The night was spent at … Continue reading

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An Evening at the Bosque del Apache NWR

Just one short evening at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge parades such a spectacle of sights, sounds, color and controlled chaos but before we get into that, a brief note on “The Bosque”. The Bosque del Apache National … Continue reading

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Pony at the Pump – Ojo Caliente, NM

Pony at the Pump This pony photo won the Taos True Photo Contest in the “Quirky” category sponsored by Taos Mountain Outfitters. The contest results can be found in this weeks (9/8/16) Arts and Entertainment Magazine of the Taos News, … Continue reading

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Chama Valley Cholla

Summer time in the Chama River Valley of New Mexico, provides inspiration to artist from all over the globe. The valley rim and sloping uplands are punctuated by steep sandstone and sedimentary outcroppings. Inside the valley is a plethora of … Continue reading

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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge ~ 2015

We arrived at the Bosque del Apache in the afternoon with plenty of time to drive the loop road and walk one of the trails. Again, coming to the realization, that you just can’t move very fast when you have … Continue reading

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River Otters of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

The following three images were captured on my final rafting trip down the Taos Box section of the Rio Grande, ending the 2015 season on August 2nd with a special moment. 33 river otters were reintroduced to the Upper Rio … Continue reading

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Snow Day Around the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

A snowy day in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument always seems to give me itchy feet. That’s English slang for the “desire to travel”. Soon I will be traveling to the sunny beaches of Baja Mexico but that’s … Continue reading

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New Mexico Bighorn Sheep

New Mexico bighorn sheep historically speaking have never been widespread in the Northern part of the Land of Enchantment. There’s documented evidence of New Mexico bighorn sheep in White Rock Canyon, the Monzano Mountains and the Pecos and Wheeler Peak … Continue reading

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First Snow New Mexico

Ah yes, “first snow New Mexico”. It’s always a bit of a downer as the days get shorter, we turn the clocks back and the temps drop to the single digits but there is a bright side. The first snow. … Continue reading

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Lo & Behold Snow at Ojo Caliente

Lo & Behold, that’s right, it snow at Ojo. Ahh, the snow at Ojo. You locals know what I’m talking about when I speak of a beautiful winter day. On my way out the door to head for the Rio … Continue reading

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The Moods of Cerro Pedernal

The Moods of Cerro Pedernal I guess one has to ask, can a mountain have a mood? For those of us who get to view Cerro Pedernal on a daily basis, we feel blessed. Now that’s a mood. (click on … Continue reading

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Pahoehoe Lava in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

So what is Pahoehoe lava doing in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument? Pahoehoe is the second most abundant type of lava flow. Pahoehoe lava is characterized by a smooth, billowy, or ropy surface. Pahoehoe flows tend to be … Continue reading

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Springtime Birds of Ojo Caliente

Springtime Birds of Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Some of the friendly bird feeder lovers that visited us at our OJOHOME brought with them a splash of color. The birds I was able to capture images of included the Black-headed Grosbeak, … Continue reading

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Taos Celebrates Dennis Hopper Day

The Taos Pueblo, the city of Taos and Taos county celebrated Dennis Hopper Day. We gathered in the Ranchos de Taos Plaza, behind the historic San Francisco de Asís Church near the old El Cortez Theater where Hopper lived at … Continue reading

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