Natural Happenings

The catalpa blooms are now withered, but what a show that tree provided, just days ago. It’s like lots of little orchids.






Our “home water”, looking upstream to the pool below the island. Yesterday evening I stepped into the river, took this photo and then waded upstream to the island.


One of two fat rainbows caught in the island pool. I can’t tell whether this is a “wild” rainbow, or a hold-over stocker. It could be the latter, as the Bosque stretch doesn’t get a lot of fishing pressure.

The cholla cactus is now blooming.


Cholla cactus, in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument




Rio reflection


Taos Junction Bridge is seen upstream

About Evensteven

I am a photographer and author, and live in Embudo, New Mexico, alongside the Rio Grande. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: 2. Coyote Buttes: 3. Four Cornered, the Land: 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: 5. Rio Marañon: 6. Rio Grande:
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