Category Archives: Nature

Spring critter cavalcade 4_2_21

Now that things are warming up, lots of critters are coming out.

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Full Worm Moon 3_28_21

Supposedly signifying the Spring re-awakening of earthworms. I know that our compost’s red wigglers seem to be unfrozen!

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On the Santa Fe Trail 3_4_21

Our drive from Eldo up to Trinidad, Colorado… we passed by the Philmont Scout Camp. It was here as a Boy Scout in ’74 and ’76, I hiked over 100 miles, summited mountain peaks over 12k ft, learned how to … Continue reading

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Misty Mountains 1_27_21

In Winter, we usually get a temperture inversion over the Rio Grande Valley. Cold upper level air traps warm air trying to rise up. So the smoke from all the fires folks are using to keep warm, will settle low … Continue reading

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Galisteo Basin Preserve hike 1_22_21

Getting out in Nature before next week’s storms arrive.

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Brand new day 1_20_21

So… how’s everybody feeling today? Ooooohhhh… and a nice sunset to boot!

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Tschicoma Peak pre-storm 1_18_21

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Winter solstice conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 12_21_20

Jupiter is the larger, brighter object. Next conjunction this close will be in about 375 years. Can’t wait!

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Full Moon Risin’ 11_30_20

OK… this is the actual full moon (the Full Beaver Moon actually). I thought it was yesterday and thanks to other posts on the web, I realized I’m not good at details like reading calendars correctly. Why so many moon … Continue reading

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Pair of Evening Grosbeaks at the bath

This couple was even more aggressive than the Robins about drinking undisturbed.

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