Places to Go & Things to See

Camel Time Cerrillos, New Mexico

Camel Time Cerrillos, New Mexico

      At the Casa Grande trading post and museum in Cerrillos, New Mexico, there is also a small petting zoo for the kids. There were, this morning, some fowl and goats in the locked pens, and, oddly,...

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Juggling At Meow Wolf Santa Fe, New Mexico

Juggling At Meow Wolf Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Inside Meow Wolf, there is a house, a mysterious house whose owners are no where to be found. They have their left artifacts; an old desk, an old saggy comfortable couch, a bathroom with toothbrushes still in the cup, closets with clothes hanging, a...

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Remembering Ernie Ernie Pyle Library-Albuquerque

Remembering Ernie 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.  Ernie Pyle was a...

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Creede, Colorado 19th century meets 21st century

Creede, Colorado 19th century meets 21st century

    Creede's reason for existence started and ended with silver. Rich mines were tunneled into the Earth and precious minerals were extracted.  At one time Creede had 10,000 inhabitants. The population now is 290, the mines have played out, and the...

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Great Sand Dunes National Monument Near Alamosa, Colorado

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 a look so I take a quick side trip to test their recommendation. The dunes get bigger as I drive a  narrow two lane road from the big highway deeper into the National...

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Fort Union Photo essay

Fort Union Photo essay

    There are artifacts to see at this national monument - wagon wheels and wagons, an empty jail, cannons, latrines, a visitor center, the only hospital for five hundred miles, ruts where wagons followed the Santa Fe Trail, pieces of adobe buildings that...

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