Mother Nature Saddles Up

Seeing and Believing Reflections on a lake

The reflection of the clouds,on the lake's surface,quiver like real clouds. The reflection of the forest's trees, on the lake's surface, reaches across the lake almost to the bank we are fishing from and also look real.   If I had a long enough arm, I could...

read more

Hermit’s Lakes, Colorado Richard and Maria's get away

Mornings and evenings at Hermit's Lakes are natural wonders. The lake, this evening, is without ripples. Fish rise with a splash to the water's surface for flies, an eagle lazily circles above us, watching the lake's surface for the same fish we are trying to catch....

read more

Fishing the Rio Grande fishing on rafts on upper Rio Grande

The Rio Grande river runs through New Mexico and most of the state's population and bigger cities hug the river's edges all the way through the state, from north to south. The river is sustained by snow pack in Colorado and this is a good year with the river running...

read more

Great Sand Dunes National Monument Near Alamosa, Colorado

I was told by a brother, Neal, and, by Pat, that the Great Sand Dunes are worth seeing. Normally, I have blitzed by them, following I-25 all the way to Denver. On this trip to Creede, Colorado, close to Alamosa, I take a side trip to see the big piles of sand. The...

read more

Cow Talk Sundown

County road 40 takes us from the highway that continues to Westcliff, Colorado directly to the Alvarado Campground in the nearby Sangre de Cristo mountains. The Pike and San Isabel National Forests is where we are camping for the annual  Mountain Hay Fever...

read more

Westcliff, Colorado in the country

The mountain range, to the west, rises ten thousand feet plus into the clouds. These clouds, turning dark and ominous,prompt festival help to lower the flaps of our music tent to protect the performers and us, in the audience, from soon to come wind and driving rain....

read more

Colorado Brook–Video refresh yourself

Mother Nature makes her own music. This little brook gently runs through the Alvarado Campground, following a path of least resistance on it's way to join a larger river, and then, with that river, rambling all the way to the closest ocean. Nature's music refreshes,...

read more

Morning Walk Albuquerque's Embudo Canyon

Indian School is an east- west Albuquerque boulevard that ends at the Embudo Canyon Open Space at the far east side of the city.. The parking lot, at the roads end, is the beginning of a city Open Space area that moves into the Cibola National Forest Wilderness. The...

read more

Albuquerque Foothills in the Clouds one of those sunless days

On the average, Albuquerque sees the sun 280 days a year.The U.S. average is 205 days. This morning the Sandia Mountains are hidden behind low lying clouds and visibility is limited. The clouds have no substance yet they hide the towering rugged peaks on our city's...

read more

Museo of Amber Zona Colonia, Santo Domingo

Pat reminds me to dig deeper into amber, highly valued by Kings and royalty way way back when we had Kings and royalty. Tunneling deeper, I start walking to the Museum of Ambar at 454 Calle Arzobismo Merino Street in the Zona Colonia, four blocks from the Plaza Colon....

read more

SEARCH THE SITE

TRANSLATE THIS PAGE

EnglishChinese (Simplified)FrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanishVietnamese

Send this to a friend