Category Archives: New Mexico

Fort Union 5_12_24

After years of passing by the signs along I-25, I decided to take a Sunday drive with a good friend to visit Fort Union National Monument. The fort was established in 1851, 3 years after the Mexican American War and … Continue reading

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Trip to Tinkertown 4_19_24

For the birthday expedition, we had lunch at the San Marcos Cafe and Feedstore and then continued down 14 through Golden, NM and visited the Tinkertown Museum in Sandia Park, New Mexico. It is the creation of Ross Ward who … Continue reading

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Galisteo Cemetery 4_13_24

Another tour with our out of state friends to the little town of Galisteo and its cemetery.

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New Mexico favorites 4_11_24

Good friends arrived from the East Coast and we took them to two of our favorite places, Quarai and the Pecos National Historical Park (previously on the blog here and here). Weather was lovely and thankfully, the wind wasn’t roaring. … Continue reading

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Madrid, NM 3_28_24

A visit to an old coal town that’s now an art mecca.

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The road to Waldo Canyon 3_6_24

Located South of Santa Fe, Waldo Canyon is close to the small town of Cerrillos. Like its larger neighbor Madrid, Cerrillos was originally a bustling mining town and home to the world famous Cerrillos turquoise. That, along with lead and … Continue reading

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Grasshopper Canyon Hike 2_25_24

A nice hike with friends in Grasshopper Canyon along Deer Creek near Cañoncito, NM.

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Cranes and Snow Geese 1_19_24

We drove down South to the Ladd S. Gorden Waterfowl Complex in Bernardo, NM to see the sandhill cranes and snow geese wintering there. A lot of birds, maybe due to the cold up North. The geese made a couple … Continue reading

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Paseo del Bosque Trail 10_8_23

Our semi-annual bike ride along the Rio Grande. Still lots of color along the trail and the weather was perfect despite a forecast of high winds.

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Galisteo Fall colors 10_28_23

A visit to the little village of Galisteo, just south of our home. Most of the Fall color is now to the South of us.

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