Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Avedon Photo, June 1979

In 1979, Kathy and I were living outside of Santa Fe, NM. We were working, at the time, for the Southwest Outward Bound School, which was headquartered in Santa Fe. In June of that year we and friends did a … Continue reading

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The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument – Jan. 22, 2015

My favorite haunt in the Monument is the Orilla Verde (“Green Banks”) section, which stretches from Taos Junction bridge about 6 miles downstream to near the village of Pilar. In the summer, our company, New Wave Rafting Co., operates rafting … Continue reading

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Birding – Rancho Santa Susana Park, Simi Valley, CA, Dec. 2014

An earlier blog concerned birding at the Arroyo Simi, in Simi Valley, CA. Right next to the arroyo is a municipal park that contains a large pond. And the pond was full of waterbirds in December of last year. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Ohkay Owinge Lakes, 1-16-15

Ohkay Owinge (aka San Juan Pueblo) is located in Espanola, NM. The reservation embraces the Rio Grande river, and lakes were dug close enough to the river to be infiltrated by river water. The lakes are stocked with trout, and … Continue reading

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Birding in Simi Valley, CA, Dec. 2014

Kathy was raised in Simi Valley, CA, and we visit her mother, Rainie, there often. I had seen some posts in Facebook Birders from Simi, and inquired of the author where he went to get his photos. On a recent visit (Dec. … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines, ABQ to Oakland to ABQ

Flight from ABQ to Oakland, with the latter part of the flight in or above clouds. Oakland to ABQ

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The Holiday Season, 2014 – with the Millers and Levys in the East Bay

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