A sure sign that fall is on its way: globemallow flowers and buds by the roadside in the Jemez. The purple background is one of the largest clusters of desert 4 o’clocks I’ve ever seen.
Panchuela Creek, a lovely little stream in the Pecos Wilderness. I can’t wait to go back.
An approaching thunderstorm threatens late summer sunflowers in the Jemez.
Part of a large aspen stand near Big Tesuque Creek, in the Sangre de Cristos mountains.
Another view of the East Fork, this time as it crosses under the road into Valles Caldera. The tiny dots in that sliver of light in the background are elk.