Fall in the Sandias started right on schedule. This was the scene at Del Agua Overlook last Saturday.
The Sandias were covered with colorful wildflowers for about three or four weeks at the very end of the summer. This hillside had one of the prettiest displays.
Mother Nature’s late-summer wildflower display in the Sandia mountains has been quite spectacular this year.
A meadow high in the Sandias, covered with wildflowers.
About a month ago, I ran into three buck deer in my favorite meadow in the Sandias. I wondered if they might represent three different generations of the same family, since they were all different sizes. They were very patient with me and let me hang around for almost five minutes before they took off. This was the largest of them.
These are some of the photos of the meadow that I’ve posted previously (they’re all remarkably similar):