Category Archives: New Mexico

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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