Author Archives: Evensteven

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: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447 I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: https://books.apple.com/us/book/the-salt-river/id12449222822. 2. Coyote Buttes: https://books.apple.com/us/book/coyote-buttes/id1271773201 3. Four Cornered, the Land: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered/id1384038899 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 5. Rio Marañon: https://books.apple.com/us/book/four-cornered-book-two-the-rivers/id1402287568 6. Rio Grande: https://books.apple.com/us/book/rio-grande-new-mexico/id1469126321

Bosque del Apache, Jan. 29 & 30, 2020, #1

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (BdA) is a wetland located alongside the Rio Grande, just south of San Antonio, NM, in the central part of the state. In New Mexico, the Spanish word “bosque” usually refers to riverside … Continue reading

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The King Donald Chronicles, #56 – No Witnesses

The Senate Republicans have voted to disallow the introduction of evidence (witnesses and incriminating documents) in the Senate Impeachment trial of Donald Trump. And it appears certain that, this coming week, they will acquit him. DT is now the biggest … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Action Sequence, Jan. 10, 2020

Dateline: Rio Grande, New Mexico, Jan. 10, 2020 I was driving downstream on Hwy 68, and looking ahead to the upcoming County Line River Access area. The cottonwood trees found on the far bank of the river at that site … Continue reading

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The King Donald Chronicles, #55 – Wag the Dog

It took place between his impeachment and his Senate trial. He had Iran’s top general assassinated. Do you not suppose that he did this to get the country to rally around him? “To wag the dog means to distract attention away … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines – Oakland, Las Vegas and Albuquerque, Dec. 2019

A flight from Oakland to Albuquerque, with a stop in Las Vegas, did not provide any views until we were approaching Las Vegas. Then Charleston Peak came into view. All views to the north. This was followed quickly by Red … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Winter, #2, 2019/20

I published “Eagles Everywhere!” on 12/21/19. It documented the arrival of the wintering bald eagles along the Rio Grande: https://believesteve.org/2019/12/21/eagles-everywhere/ Since that time, I’ve made many visits to the stretches of river that the eagles frequent, which is close to … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park – The High Sierras

The northern boundary of Yosemite National Park follows a ridge that runs east/west, and starts, on the west, with Tower Peak, and then continues eastward with Ehrnbeck Peak, Crown Point, Slide Mountain, the Sawtooth Ridge and Matterhorn Peak. Tower Peak … Continue reading

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