Albuquerque’s Open Space Visitor Center sponsors a mandala-making event each winter solstice (or at least, on the Sunday closest to the solstice). The mandalas are made entirely of bird seed, and migrating geese and cranes eat the artwork during the following week. This is a photo of part of a mandala made last year.
Two larger-than-life puppets at today’s annual Marigold Parade in Albuquerque’s South Valley.
Part of a brightly painted building on the main drag in T or C (Truth or Consequences).
It was a beautiful day for the Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade in Albuquerque’s South Valley.
A carved wooden angel keeping watch over several tombstones — in a graveyard in the town of Manzano.