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New Mexico Great Outdoors, May 22, 2017

New Mexico Great Outdoors, May 22, 2017. As far as the Great Outdoors is concerned, yesterday (5-22-17) started with some of the wild cacti that have begun to bloom around our house. We have been keeping a particular  eye on … Continue reading

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Earth Day and Spring Flower Bonanza, April 22, 2017

It’s Earth Day today, and I visited two of my favorite spots. The first was the Orilla Verde Recreation Area, along the Rio Grande upstream of Pilar, NM, and the second was what I call Rinconada Canyon, for lack of … Continue reading

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Springtime Nature, May 2016

Earlier, the month of May was rainy and cold. But the developing peaches and other fruit survived some frosts and a torrential hail storm that tore leaves off the trees. Now, things have warmed-up, and everything is as beautiful as one can imagine. The … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflowers (and more) #7, Rio Grande, NM

June 7, 2015. The late season snows of not many weeks ago continue to provide us with a bountiful spring season, soon to be summer. You’ll see next that I’m a sucker for the pricklypear flower.

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Road Trip, Part 2 – Hanksville to Red Canyon, Utah, Sept. 9-10/14

It was raining heavily as we left our campsite in North Wash, and we opted to stay on paved roads for the time being. We were happy to have breakfast in Hanksville, and then drove west into Capitol Reef National … Continue reading

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Across the River, July 27, 2014

Our neighbor allows us to walk across his property, to access the bridge that crosses to another neighbor’s property on the other side of the river, and that neighbor allows us to use his bridge. This gives us access to … Continue reading

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The Vista Verde Hike

In the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, the Vista Verde parking area and trail head is located part-way up the dirt road (Rt. 567) that climbs out of the Rio Grande Gorge from Taos Junction bridge to the West … Continue reading

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