Category: Landscapes

McGaffey Meadow

McGaffey Meadow

Crazy late-season wildflowers and green grass in a meadow outside the mostly abandoned town of McGaffey (south of Ft. Wingate). The pink/purple flowers are thistles; I didn’t recognize the yellow flowers. And yes, that patch of yellow in the distance is a bunch of flowers too. Definitely not an everyday sight.


East Fork of the Jemez

East Fork of the Jemez

I suppose you could say the East Fork of the Jemez is my favorite body of water. It’s actually a very modest little babbling brook that’s easily crossed on foot in most places, most times of the year, so “body of water” is perhaps too grand a characterization — but I do love every inch I’ve ever seen of it. This shot shows what I think of as a fairly typical Jemez “tent” rock along the stream, on a late summer afternoon.


Threatening Clouds

Threatening Clouds

A summer thunderstorm threatens the east side of the Sandia mountains.


Cumbres & Toltec Railroad Train

Cumbres & Toltec Railroad Train

The Cumbres & Toltec narrow-gauge railway train puffs its way up the hills outside Chama.


Brooding Storm Clouds

Brooding Storm Clouds

After an incredibly warm and dry winter and spring, we finally got quite a bit of rain in the Albuquerque area yesterday. (It was cool too!) Looking southwest from the Sandia foothills right before the heavens opened up. (No, I did not stay dry.)


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