Monthly Archives: May 2022

Memorial Day 2022

Dad conducting a class at the Naval base in Port Huenemie, CA, circa 1953. After his stint in the South Pacific during WWII, Dad was an instructor during the Korean War. While we celebrate those who gave their lives, don’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Prayers

A collection of Republicans (and a couple of Democrats) who will be very, very concerned about this latest, tragic mass shooting of school children. Click photos for details.

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Sunsets 5_19_22

A few sunsets from last week. More enjoyable now that the smoke from the Cerro Pelado fire in the Jemez Mt.s is dissipating. Fingers crossed for rain tomorrow.

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Sunset and smoke 5_15_22

I realized I hadn’t got around to posting the smoke and sunset shots from the night of the eclipse. Lots of smoke columns that day and a very smoky evening.

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Lunar Eclipse 5_15_22

Best shot I could get with all the clouds and smoke.

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Birds, flowers and more smoke…

More smoke billowing over the mountains. Also… our first Iris bloom for 2022 and a shot of a passing Raven. Finally, another timelapse of the pyrocumulus (or flammagenitus cumulus) clouds from Casa Jabo.

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Sunset 5_12_22

In a nice break from the smoke and wildfires, the view of the Jemez Mt.s was clear and there were enough clouds to have a pleasant sunset.

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Fire is getting a bit too close 5_10_22.

Noticed clouds sprouting over the Sangres this afternoon. A flare up somewhere on the West side of the Hermit Creek Fire. Gone by sunset but still unsettling. This fire is now spreading North at a pretty good clip. Thankfully it … Continue reading

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Another smoky sunset 5_6_22

Sunset over the Jemez with smoke from the Cerro Pelado fire. Smoke has been awful but we get periods of relief when the winds shift. Tomorrow… we’re predicted to get “historic” winds that will last for the next 5 to … Continue reading

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Sunset 5_4_22

Another smoky sunset (and time lapse) from the Cerro Pelado fire. Anyone interested in helping out the folks affected by the Hermit Peak fire, check out https://www.nmhu.edu/hermit/ .

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