Sports & Recreation

River Rafting Near Creede, Colorado

The Rio Grande river is running high and fast with a bigger than normal snow pack this last winter. It is July and there are big rocks in the river you still can't see the tops of. Along the river, rafters park their vehicles in pull off's, pull on their orange life...

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Holding up the World Angels, golf balls and the World

Cherub's are winged angelic beings who attend to God. In traditional Christian angelology they are angels of the second highest order of the nine fold celestial hierarchy. It is difficult to know which task is the most difficult for this angel - holding up the world...

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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...

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Custom Golf Cart very comfy

Golf carts are standard equipment at most courses. They speed up play,bring revenue to the course, make the course more accessible. This one is parked by the Paradise Hills Clubhouse while it's owner-operator fills up with hot dogs and cold beer before tackling the...

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Corner market Keeping in the neighborhood

At night, when it is cool, Santo Domingo neighborhood people, in the Colonial District, congregate in front of the local mini market and watch sports on a big screen television, or sit outside on their balconies or front porches and visit over what happened to them...

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Dominos and Chess Street games in Santo Domingo

Games of choice on the neighborhood streets seem to be dominoes and chess but I have also seen checkers and card games with money on the table. This street corner game, in progress,even has an official scorekeeper who shouts out the score at the end of each game and...

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Rigo’s Truck Embudito Canyon, Albuquerque

We follow our hiking trail early this morning ,before gnats wake up to bother us, both of us turning and twisting, pushing past granite boulders, cactus, and junipers to take ourselves further up a sandy, small arroyo up into a little canyon in the Sandia mountains....

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Sunflowers and Winston Requiem for Winston

  This morning, in the rough, I don't look for my errant drive. One of our foursome's little dog, Winston, was bit by a rattler and died on another course a few weeks ago. A golf ball,even a new one, is not worth coming face to face with a poisonous viper....

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