Category: Summer

American Snout Butterfly

American Snout

I’d never even heard of an American Snout until a few weeks ago. Days after I first saw a picture of one, I got a chance to take my own photo. Its snout is quite charming.

East Fork of the Jemez (Hidden Edition)

East Fork of the Jemez

A friend and I scouted out a more or less hidden part of the East Fork — my absolutely most favorite body of water in the world (even if it is really small) — on Labor Day. We splashed through water and clambered over rocks and, even though I’m sure many consider us “older women,” got to feel like wildly intrepid explorers for a day.

Big Tesuque Trail

Big Tesuque Trail

Big Tesuque Trail as it makes its way through multiple aspen stands in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Those green leaves likely will have yellowed and dropped a month from now.

Sandia Meadow with Wildflowers

Meadow filled with sunflowers and coneflowers

Sunflowers and coneflowers fill a meadow in the Sandia mountains.

Monsoon Season in the Jemez

Monsoon Season in the Jemez

Storm clouds moving in over the red rocks across from Walatowa Visitor Center (Jemez Pueblo).

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