Category: Albuquerque

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Partially-Open Sunflower

It’s that sunflower time of year again. To my eye, everything about sunflowers exudes happiness — even this sleepy sunflower struggling to open fully.


Bosque Tree at Sunset

Bosque Tree at Sunset

A bare tree in Albuquerque’s Rio Grande bosque. Hawks and eagles often hang out here.


Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Bright colors are hard to come by in a central New Mexican winter — but I found them in this wood duck at Tingley Beach in Albuquerque.


My Watermelon Mountains

My Watermelon Mountains

A view of the Sandias at sunset from Albuquerque’s west mesa. Sandia means watermelon in Spanish, and it’s at this time of the year that I most often remember how they got their name.


Heron in the Rio Grande

Heron in the Rio Grande

A heron sunning itself in a shallow area of the Rio Grande as it passes through Albuquerque.


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