Saturday, December 29, 2007

Where Fall Meets Winter

A reminder of fall against the wintry slopes of the Sandia Mountains
A reminder of fall against the wintry slopes of the Sandia Mountains.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Santa and the Grinch

Santa and the Grinch -- both spotted on Albuquerque streets last night
Both Santa and the Grinch were spotted on the streets of Albuquerque last night.

Monday, December 24, 2007

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve at San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town Albuquerque
Christmas Eve at San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town Albuquerque (2006). Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Frog and Reflection

A frog and its reflection in a pond, at the River of Lights, Rio Grande Botanic Garden
A frog and its reflection in a pond, at the River of Lights, Rio Grande Botanic Garden.

Friday, December 21, 2007

Christmas House

A house in the north valley of Albuquerque, decorated for Christmas with lights and electric luminarias
A house in Albuquerque's north valley, decorated for Christmas with lights and electric luminarias.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Luminarias

Luminarias -- candles in paper lunch sacks weighed down with sand -- mean Christmas is right around the corner
Luminarias -- candles in paper lunch sacks weighed down with sand -- mean Christmas is right around the corner.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Snow in the Sandias

A classic winter day in the Sandia foothills, with the light turquoise sky so characteristic of the season
A classic winter day in the Sandia foothills, with the light turquoise sky so characteristic of the season.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

River of Lights

The River of Lights, at the Rio Grande Botanic Garden, immediately after a snow shower
The River of Lights, at the Rio Grande Botanic Garden, immediately after a snow shower.

Saturday, December 08, 2007

Sandhill Crane

A sandhill crane pauses while browsing for dinner in a field in the North Valley of Albuquerque
A sandhill crane pauses while browsing for dinner in a field in the Albuquerque's North Valley.

Friday, December 07, 2007

Route 66 Xmas

Kellys Pub, an old Route 66 icon in Albuquerque, is decked out for Christmas and the Nob Hill Shop and Stroll
Kelly's Pub, an old Route 66 icon in Albuquerque (formerly Jones Motor Company), is decked out for Christmas and the Nob Hill Shop & Stroll.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Giant Ornaments

Large blown glass Christmas ornaments in front of a shop in Old Town Albuquerque
Large blown glass Christmas ornaments in front of a shop in Old Town Albuquerque.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Ponderosa at Tent Rocks

The giant ponderosa guarding the entrance to the slot canyon at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
The giant ponderosa guarding the entrance to the slot canyon at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.