Monthly Archives: November 2013

Them Horses

Like them horses that only know how to plow we’re going to the snow … Indeed, to snowplow – to teach skiing In the winter, it’s all we got.

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The destruction of the World Trade Center – a cover-up?

Kathy and I visited the World Trade Center in 1983. I have a photo of Kathy on the top of one of the Towers, holding a brochure that is titled: “The closest some of us will ever get to Heaven”. … Continue reading

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First Snow at La Bolsa etc.

Snow now blankets the ground at La Bolsa. Now, just where is La Bolsa? Allow me to explain. La Bolsa is a sub-unit of Embudo, which is an ill-defined area found along the Rio Grande (NM), with Rinconada at the … Continue reading

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Bald eagle – first sighting of the winter!

Today, well in advance of the usual schedule, a bald eagle showed up at a favored perch – a riverside dead cottonwood which is visible from the road in Rinconada. My prior post, of 11/20, reported the arrival of the … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Fishing and Nature Report

It’s not over yet … but it’s close, I think. The dry fly fishing, I mean. Yesterday afternoon was still and sunny, and the BWO mayflies were coming off in enough numbers to bring lots of fish to the surface. … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Fishing and Nature Notes

Although the river is still running relatively high (648 cfs today), it has cleared up considerably … and BWO mayflies continue to hatch. Yesterday, I located a pod of rainbows (stockers) that were rising, and fooled a couple with a … Continue reading

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Peak Freedom

While doing something else, Kathy turned on a “TED” talk. The presenter was an extremely knowledgeable third-world black woman whose name I didn’t get. The gist of her talk was that the eyes of the undeveloped world were on China. … Continue reading

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