Category Archives: Nature

Thanksgiving 2021

A few of the things I’m thankful for this year. And that includes all my friends and family reading this blog. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Orcas Island, Washington 9_21

The second half of our vacay spent in the marvelous San Juan Islands.

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Bellingham, Washington 9_21

We took our Summer vacation up in the Pacific Northwest and visited Bellingham and Orcas Island. More rain and big green trees than we are used to here in Santa Fe! Very refreshing.

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Garden critters 9_8_21

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Big Tesuque 8_18_21

Another visit and it is much more lush with the rain we’ve had. Lot’s of butterflies, flowers and gurgling streams.

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PNHP South Pasture trail 8_2_21

We explored a nice trail in the Pecos National Historical Park near the Forked Lightening Ranch house. The ranch was formerly owned by Greer Garson and was donated to the park after her death. The trail winds around the pasture … Continue reading

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Hike at the old Glorietta Baptist church 7_29_21

This area off the Pecos exit of I-25 (located near the Santa Fe Ntl Forest) had always been a Baptist summer camp. New owners have transformed it into Glorieta Adventure Camp. Behind the original Glorieta Baptist church, are now bike … Continue reading

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Big Tesuque Creek 6_3_21

Our regular pilgrimage up to the Ski Basin and hiking the Aspen Vista trail. I have an enormous number of photos from all the same spots on the trail… but it’s one of our favorite places to relax and enjoy … Continue reading

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Eldorado Preserve geology 5_20_21

Brought our friends visiting from out-of-town to see part of our preserve. Very nice hike to a river bed and interesting geologic formations.

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Bullsnake 5_19_21

They are good at camouflage and Joan nearly stepped on this one while we were on our morning walk! In the Youtube video, you can see him using his tongue to track his path. Incredible creatures who keep the mouse … Continue reading

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