Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Monday, December 29, 2008

Secret Courtyard

A glimpse of a statue in the courtyard of the New Mexico Museum of Art, seen through a wooden gate.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas!

San Felipe Church and the Plaza in Old Town Albuquerque last night.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Christmas Eve

The most magical of all evenings in the Land of Enchantment. Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Bear Canyon Trailhead

Just after sunset in the Sandia foothills, near Bear Canyon Trailhead.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Lone Luminaria

A candle in a paper lunch sack signals the start of the New Mexican holiday season. Santa Feans call them farolitos; but in Albuquerque we know them as luminarias.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Dried Thistles

Dried thistles in the Sandia foothills, silhouetted by this evening's sunset.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Snow in the Foothills

Finally, after an exceptionally warm fall, the Sandia foothills got some snow.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

BioPark Dragon

The dragon guarding the Children's Garden, part of the BioPark, lit up for the annual River of Lights display.