Nestled in the Frijoles Canyon within the Jemez Mountains, about an hour’s ride northwest of Santa Fe, this historical site likely housed and fed humans 11,000 years ago. But about 2,000 years ago, the Ancestral Pueblo People (earlier identified as Anasazi) took up a more permanent residence in the canyon and the volcanic tuff cliffs.
Gilda was let out of the barn today. Her tires were ready to roll toward the Rio Grande outside of Santa Fe in pure Eurovan style. Spring is official in northern New Mexico: Sunny warm 55 degree days interrupted by snow, sleet, rain and wind — at any given time of the day. So when […]
After a January visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, it became essential to my mental well-being that we load up Gilda, the EuroVan, and head north to Plaza Blanca, or The White Place as Ms. O’Keeffe referred to the locale in the Abiquiu, NM region. Plaza Blanca was one of the subjects […]
Two months of rest, fatigue, drugs and hibernating from all things that might send the flu my way, and not to mention that my last hike at San Simeon was about 200 feet, it was time to put my hiking shoes to the dirt, strap my camera around my neck and go for it.