Tag Archives: Hwy 68

Rinconada Canyon, NM

I’ve previously posted about Rinconada Canyon (April 30, 2012). Rinconada Canyon is my name for the upper end of an otherwise unidentified drainage that crosses under Hwy 68, at the north end of Rinconada, right next to the State Highway … 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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Views from the Hill

I know of no name for the hill that stands across the river and downstream of our place. It’s one of a few basalt-capped hills that have been thrust up by the Embudo Fault, with the Rio Grande running between, … Continue reading

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