Category Archives: Nature

Natural Happenings, Summer 2018

It’s been a hot summer, so far, in the upper Rio Grande Valley. The monsoon arrived on time – at the end of the first week of July, – but is now disappointing us with fewer thunder storms than we … Continue reading

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Steve Miller Publishes “Four Cornered – The Rivers”

Steve Miller publishes “Four Cornered – The Rivers”. Announcing the publication of: “Four Cornered, The Rivers”. This is the second book in the Four Cornered series. The first book is: “Four Cornered, The Land”. Together, these books present unparalleled photographic … Continue reading

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The River Has No Right to Water

The river has no right to water. I’m talking about the Rio Grande. It rises in Colorado and flows through the heavily-irrigated San Luis Valley, before turning south into New Mexico. The Rio Grande Gorge begins a short distance upstream … Continue reading

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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. The cholla cactus is now blooming.

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Steve Miller Publishes “Four Cornered”

Steve Miller has added a fourth book to his titles published as iBooks, which can be purchased from the iTunes Store (see link), for only $4.99. This book presents the incredible scenery of the Four Corners region of the southwestern … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Bighorns

In the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, NM State Rd 567 climbs from Taos Junction Bridge, where it spans the Rio Grande, to the rim of the Rio Grande Gorge. At this time of the year, a bighorn herd … Continue reading

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The Rio Grande in Rocks

Just downstream of Taos Junction Rapid, on the Rio Grande of northern New Mexico, is a group of basalt rocks that, at high water, are vigorously washed by strong currents. The sediment carried by the high water sculpts and polishes … Continue reading

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