Scott’s Adventures in New Mexico

Dedication parents

Dedication parents

At this point, with over seven hundred posts, thousands of photographs, almost a hundred videos, and five years on line as Scotttreks, it seems like a simple Dedication  of the effort is due.. Many, if not all, literary works, art, music, drama and dance...

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R.I.P. Getting a tan

R.I.P. Getting a tan

Halloween creeps closer as leaves start to fall, pumpkins appear in windows, hot air balloons arrive for the annual Balloon fest in Albuquerque, creepy spiders turn up in school cafeterias and jackets become more than optional. It is a sparkling day and these three...

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Dinosaurs like to color too Another Charlie creation

Dinosaurs like to color too Another Charlie creation

Each day there are people and things to be colored. Rainbows fade if they are not brightened up. Flowers lose their delicacy in the hot desert sun and always need a make over. Oceans take a slew of work to keep the best blue. White clouds are a joy till they start to...

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Solicitation No B.S.

Solicitation No B.S.

ATM's have become many people's money solution. They are in countries all over the world and you can get cash in countries where no one speaks English and all the writing looks like hieroglyphics. The ATM's accept debit and credit cards, let you make deposits, check...

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Get away from my register UNM South Golf Course snack bar

Get away from my register UNM South Golf Course snack bar

Bazookas are old technology but World War 2 vets will tell you a thing or two about their effectiveness in the war they fought in. This plastic army man, with his bazooka pointed at me,his helmet securely fastened, his feet planted and secured by a heavy application...

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Home Depot Scare Halloween 2019

Home Depot Scare Halloween 2019

The season of spooks and goblins, pumpkins and puritans is approaching. Our local Home Depot has dedicated aisles and displays to Halloween and looking for utility wire and masonry nails to secure a few plants to my back yard block wall, so they will grow up straight...

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Artifacts things to be claimed, remembered, disposed of

Artifacts things to be claimed, remembered, disposed of

  Smaller things have been boxed  till all the brother's come to Albuquerque and we go through old photos, personal and business letters, ancient sales receipts, copies of contracts completed, old coins, mementos from family trips and reunions, political...

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Deer in Embudo Canyon Albuquerque Foothills

Deer in Embudo Canyon Albuquerque Foothills

As soon as we say we haven't seen any deer the last several hikes, we spot some. This family unit nips leaves off branches, ears cocked, knowing we were here long before we spotted them. They are large animals with delicate faces, soft lips, long tongues, long thin...

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Lost History- Video Ernie Pyle Library-Albuquerque

Lost History- Video Ernie Pyle Library-Albuquerque

At an annual celebration of the famed World War 2 correspondent, Ernie Pyle, at his home in Albuquerque, N.M., a docent tells the small group about the permanent closing of Pyle's childhood home, in his birthplace,in Indiana. As the docent continues, he reminds his...

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Golf Course ducks UNM South golf course water hole

Golf Course ducks UNM South golf course water hole

The UNM south golf course is a championship course that is way too much championship for this golfer. It has ankle deep grass in the rough, tricky greens, deep traps, rolling fairways and a few doglegs that would make a dog blush. You wouldn't want to walk this course...

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Bumblebee Lunchtime Backyard dining

Bumblebee Lunchtime Backyard dining

If I were a true horticulturist, I would know what this bush in my back yard with the pretty white flowers is called. I would know its scientific and common names. I would know if the plant has medicinal uses, how much water it needs, the proper way to trim it, the...

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Ernie Pyle Library Celebration of a life

Ernie Pyle Library Celebration of a life

Ernie Pyle was a simple Indiana kid who liked to write and travel and found both as a World War 2 correspondent for Scripps-Howard newspapers. He purchased a house in Albuquerque in the 1940's and lived in it with his wife and dog Cheetah, till he was killed in the...

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