Yearly Archives: 2022

Even more September critters!

Our local goat herding service helping with weed control, a camouflaged coyote, baby bull snake slithering on the road and a spooky tarantula on the march in search of a mate (that time of year for the spider’s migrations).

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September miscellany 9_25_22

I’m catching up on posting old photos with this nice sunset and cloud collection!

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Critter cornucopia in September

A thirsty bobcat came by for a drink at the bird bath, piñon jays are fighting over sunflower seeds, a finch enjoyed the sprinklers and a badger (sighted by our neighbor) has been excavating our driveway.

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Taos and Arroyo Seco 9_22

Drove up the High Road to Taos, hiked the Santa Barbara River, and visited Taos and nearby Arroyo Seco.

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Early birthday hike along Panchuela Creek 9_8_22

The Pecos Wilderness Area has finally been opened up and we took advantage and hiked our favorite creek last week. As usual, very green from all the rain.

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Last days of daisies 9_1_22

The cowpens are beginning to fade as the evening temps are dropping and the rain has taken a break. Nice rainbow to finish it off.

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Norski Trail hike 8_31_22

We went up to the Ski Basin for a hike at the Norski Trail and then had lunch at our favorite creek, Big Tesuque. Almost chilly and lush with all of the rain. The creek was gushing.

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Greenbelt 8_22_22

Thanks to the abundance of rain we’ve had, the greenbelt is awash in flowers… mostly Cowpen Daisies. We’ve gone from a 1200 year drought to over 15 inches of rain since June (an inch over our yearly total)… helping to … Continue reading

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Cyanotypes in Abiquiú 8_18_22

We drove up to Abiquiú for a workshop on making cyanotypes given by our favorite artist, Anna Goraczko. There were beautiful vistas and a cyanotype sky at the studio of the workshop host, Hilary Lorenz. Added a rainbow from earlier … Continue reading

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A visit from a cooper’s hawk 8_14_22

He was very interested in the cornucopia of finches that were squawking from the nearby tree.

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