Category: Big Sky

After the Storm

After the Storm

The weather was gnarly Wednesday morning — a fierce, howling wind coupled with continuous snow. It was also the morning of my second COVID vaccination appointment so there was no way to avoid going out in it. Later, I went out for a rather tentative, snowy walk in the Sandia foothills, and Mother Nature treated me to one of her finest sunsets. The clearing weather seemed to be a metaphor for my growing feeling of, if not full-on normalcy, a freedom I haven’t felt for over a year.


Cholla Silhouette at Sunset

Cholla Silhouette at Sunset

One of my favorite (and oft-photographed) chollas at sunset a few weeks ago.


Winter Sunset

Winter Sunset

A few weeks ago, when the light was truly spectacular for all of about 60 seconds. For once, I was in the right place at the right time, with the right camera.


First Sunset of 2021

First Sunset of 2021

I wish you and yours an especially happy and healthy new year or, at the very least, one that will be much better than 2020 was.


Jemez Sunflowers

Jemez: San Diego Canyon with Sunflowers

An approaching thunderstorm threatens late summer sunflowers in the Jemez.


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