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Summer’s Gone

Oh, you can tell. Never made it out of the sixties today, heading into the forties tonight. I asked my wife if I should make a fire. Deviously though, as if she were the one to want it: "Not in August!" I understand. Summer is a state of mind at seven thousand feet. (Believe you [...]

Quiet Thunder

What a fine day today! The monsoon storms did a slow dance all around and left us high and dry. Not that that's a good thing, but at least we're spared the noise of extra growing things and lambs a-frolicking in the dew. In a similar vein, we noticed yesterday evening the extraordinary presence of [...]

New Mexico Weeds

I swear I never saw these plants before in my life until a few months ago, right here. They're incredibly tough. They made my Craftsman Brushwhacker cry. All I did was trim them some to make a path. Now they're turning brown. There's some outlaw septic tank drainage field work under all that, too, most [...]

Old Taos

I can't believe I don't have any other posts by this name. There could be a whole series! This is a neighbor's house. I'll just let you take it in. »Buy This Photo!«

Bloody Taos [Revised]

We are light and darkness. This truth about ourselves is beautiful and holy. Something happens at the interface that makes us wholly human.

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