One of New Mexico’s most iconic scenes. I’ve taken countless photos but stop each time I’m there to take yet another.
Great Spangled Fritillary
A great spangled fritillary butterfly on bee balm in a Jemez meadow.
Thunderheads at Valles Caldera
Cumulus clouds gathering over the old barn at Valles Caldera predict a monsoon-season thunderstorm.
Meadow View, 2022 Edition
This is one of my favorite views on the east side of the Sandias; I particularly like this monsoon version. Here are a few earlier photos:
Old Car Lineup
I’m not sure what it is, but there’s something especially New Mexican about old cars, at least to my eyes. In any case, I can’t pass one without succumbing to the temptation of taking multiple photos. And when there’s an entire lineup, well … what’s a girl to do? The background is the east side of the Sandia mountains.