Category Archives: New Mexico

Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival 2014

The Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival was founded in the 1950’s by Los Alamos paddle boater Jim “Stretch” Fretwell.  After competing at Colorado’s FiBark on the Arkansas River for many years, Stretch started a whitewater race closer to home … Continue reading

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What’s All This Then?

“What’s all this then?” That’s a line I frequently used many years ago which I borrowed from Monty Python. It was simply to demonstrate my state of bewilderment. So why the confusion now? Bud Light Trash. For the past year … Continue reading

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New Mexico Bighorn Sheep

New Mexico Bighorn Sheep can easily be found just minutes away from my front door. As often as I can, I head up into the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in search of images. I don’t really have a … Continue reading

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Autumn 2013

Before the 16th century “harvest” was the word used to refer to what we now call Autumn. (click on images to enlarge) Why do we call it Fall? The following images were taken from essentially the same spot. I pulled … Continue reading

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Dixon Studio Tour 2013

A great time was had by all! Met some wonderful people from all over the globe. We talked photography, digital processing tips, the latest and greatest cameras, shared stories, laughed and just generally “chewed the fat”. The Dixon Studio Tour … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Bighorn Sheep

In 2007 crews with the state Department of Game and Fish, the U.S. Forest Service and Taos Pueblo used drop nets baited with salt blocks to capture 25 sheep in the Pecos Wilderness. The animals were examined, given shots, outfitted … Continue reading

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A Burlesque Moment

Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects. A later use of the term, particularly in the United States, refers … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

I left the house early to check out the fresh snow on the Taos Plateau and quickly made my way to the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. The early morning light off the fresh layer of snow made the Taos Mesa … Continue reading

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