Really, there’s not tons of color during a central New Mexican winter — except during sunrise and sunset. This sunset shot was taken from the Sandia foothills a few weeks ago.
Storm clouds over the Sandias are lit by the setting sun.
Downtown Albuquerque is framed by a late afternoon sky full of storm clouds.
Happily, last weekend’s rain turned into snow this week, especially in the high reaches of the Sandia Mountains. It’s great to see all that snow up there.
Cranes at the Bernardo Waterfowl Area lounge in front of cottonwoods briefly lit by gold. The Manzano Mountains are in the background.