Ode to my first vacation in 12 years

Exploration, Outdoors, Travel

Sure, I’ve had time off from work. Of course, nowadays companies (notably, the ones I’ve worked for) conflate “sick time” with “paid time off” without any benefits known as “vacation time”, which means I’ve easily been able to burn through all of my available time off in various ways. One year there was the funeral […]

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The Taos Pueblo

Exploration, Phone Snaps

New Mexico is a very old place, relative to the rest of the United States. Santa Fe, the state capitol, is the second oldest city in the United States by only 20 years (oldest is Saint Augustine, Fla.).

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Timber Peak Trail 70

Exploration, Outdoors

One of the things that make New Mexico so great, is represented well in this hike. Diversity in landscape.

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The Very Large Array

Exploration, Travel

“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – Douglas Adams Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy It’s so big in fact, that there’s a huge radio […]

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The Albuquerque Railyards


Exploration

The Albuquerque Railyards – as it’s known to locals, or the Santa Fe Railway Shops, as it is known historically, is one of those places I had always wanted to see, but never had the chance to visit.

July 29, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Looking back


Travel

Usually “throwback” refers to a glimpse into the past. I took this picture back in July of 2007, shortly after moving to New Mexico. I remember looking at the sky, and marveling at how incredible it was, which is why I tried to capture as much of it as I could from as many angles […]

July 23, 2015