The combination of the shadows, iron lamp fixture, and stucco are both classic New Mexico and classic spring (the only time of the year we see shadows like this). I took this shot in the tiny town of Mosquero, northeast of Las Vegas — one of the friendliest places I’ve ever been.
These hoodoos look like little mushrooms to me. The De-Na-Zin Wilderness is filled with fantastical rock formations.
The unofficial painted desert, another of New Mexico’s hidden treasures.
Christmas Eve — that most magical of evenings in New Mexico. Wishing you a warm, safe, and happy holiday season!
The Cumbres & Toltec train steams through the blazing fall colors of scrub oak and aspen, north of Chama.