Sunday, September 30, 2007

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Red or Green?

Red and green chiles await roasting -- and the inevitable question in restaurants all over New Mexico
Red and green chiles await roasting -- and the official state question: "Red or green?"

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Chamisa in Bloom

Chamisa in bloom in northern New Mexico, a beautiful -- though smelly -- harbinger of fall
Chamisa in bloom in northern New Mexico, a beautiful harbinger of fall.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Expo New Mexico

A spinning ride on the midway at Expo New Mexico -- best known as the New Mexico State Fair
A spinning ride on the midway at Expo New Mexico -- best known as the New Mexico State Fair.

Saturday, September 22, 2007

La Cueva Overlook

Looking east into La Cueva Canyon from the overlook on La Luz, high in the Sandias
Looking east into La Cueva Canyon from the overlook on La Luz, high in the Sandias. I know it's not everyone's idea of beauty, but I think it's absolutely stunning.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Sticker Shock

A psychedelic camper shell -- with a most descriptive license plate -- was spotted in the parking lot of Continuing Education, at UNM
A psychedelic camper shell -- with a most descriptive license plate -- was spotted in the parking lot of Continuing Education, at UNM.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Signs of Summer's End

Dried flower heads and corn lily leaves signal the approaching end of summer
Dried flower heads and corn lily leaves signal the approaching end of summer.

Saturday, September 08, 2007

Sandia Peak Tramway

The Sandia Peak Tramway -- longest in the USA, and perhaps the world -- traverses incredibly rugged terrain
The Sandia Peak Tramway -- longest in the USA, and perhaps the world -- traverses incredibly rugged terrain.

Friday, September 07, 2007

Late Afternoon

A late summer, late afternoon view of the Sandia mountains from the foothills
A late summer, late afternoon view of the Sandia mountains from the foothills.

Monday, September 03, 2007

Canada Jay

looking out over Albuquerque and environs from high on La Luz trail
A Canada jay (Perisoreus canadensis), aka the "camp robber," keeps a close eye on a picnic, watching carefully for the smallest bit of dropped food.

Saturday, September 01, 2007

View from La Luz

Looking out over the Rio Grande Valley from La Luz, a trail that threads its way through the sheer granite cliffs of the Sandias
Looking out over the Rio Grande Valley from La Luz, a trail that threads its way through the sheer granite cliffs of the Sandias.