At long last, the tiniest hint of spring. Not that this was a particularly cold winter — but it was, as always, a very brown winter.
We finally, finally got some snow in Albuquerque today! It’s been scary warm and dry all winter. What a nice change.
A meadow on the east side of the Sandias, filled with late summer wildflowers.
Spike verbena growing wild in the Sandia mountains and a skipper butterfly (I’m not sure what kind of skipper it is).
Whipple’s penstemons backlit by the late afternoon sun, high in the Sandia mountains.