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Released each Monday, my blog on Zenfolio will feature photographic work I have either made or discovered accompanied by text covering everything from the artistic and photographic process, to history, family history, environmental conditions, nature, and the weather.  I hope you enjoy the new format and possibilities it offers.  

January smiles

January 07, 2018
Most of New Mexico has been frightfully spoiled this winter with the relatively warm and sunny weather. People in the midwest, south, and east are all suffering from reco...
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a new year

December 31, 2017
Today is a brand new day in a brand new year. My hope is that 2018 provides each of you abundant creativity, adventures, good friends, family, strength, joy, and love! An...
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Happy Christmas!

December 24, 2017
Short and sweet this week, as I present the lowly and wonderful pomegranate (Punica granatum) for Christmas. Originating in the broader area now known as the Middle East,...
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December 17, 2017
I know two things that are true in this world. Where there is water, there is life, and it seems that robins are the nearest things to ducks or other water birds in their...
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El Rancho de las Golondrinas

December 11, 2017
South of Santa Fe, in the bottom land formed by the Santa Fe River emptying into La Cienega Creek, stands a New Mexico treasure, El Rancho de las Golondrinas (Ranch of th...
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