Monthly Archives: June 2022


Lots of moisture brings beautiful clouds. Low morning clouds after a long night’s rain look like smoke from a fire while the timelapse shows how quick the building storm clouds can evaporate.

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Pyrocumulus clouds 6_13_22

Days of red flag weather produced an explosion in the West side of the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire. Due to inaccessibility for crews and lots of fuel, the fire is moving quickly into our beloved Pecos Wilderness. Thankfully a monsoon … Continue reading

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Rain 6_19_22

Finally! Almost 3 inches so far and more forecast.

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Happy Father’s Day

Here’s to all the Dad’s who gave their kids military buzzcuts!

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Sunset and moonrise 6_13_22

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Lizard Sex!

Found these two going at it right out in the open. They are New Mexico Whiptail lizards and they’re the official State of New Mexico reptile. They’re parthenogenic; that is… there are only females and they don’t require males to … Continue reading

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Piñon shoots and cones 6_22

Our piñon trees are lousy with pine cones and new shoots. Glad to see these old trees are hanging on despite the drought.

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Sunset and cloud medley 5_27 – 6_3_22

A shot of a rare Kelvin-Helmholtz cloud, a waxing Moon sunset, two timelapse sunsets, a timelapse of virga and today’s moisture timelapse (before the impending drying trend). And all because I didn’t feel like making separate posts. Enjoy!

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