Life

My friend Gary Stradling saw this at the Earth Treasures show yesterday, and he liked it enough (and his wife Rebecca liked it enough) that they decided to cough up the quatloos for it. Um, so to speak. Not as inexpensive as most fish tiles because of the unusual life...Read more

Back in focus?

The camera is back from the repair shop. Look like the autofocus is working again. It’s having some difficulty with the GPS lock, but I had that problem when I first purchased it; may be a matter of taking a long time to initially locate the satellites.Read more
Wanderlusting Banco Bonito

Wanderlusting Banco Bonito

Some time back, I hiked as far as El Cajete south of Redondo Peak, but did not have time to examine the Banco Bonito just to its west. Today I’ll be hiking with Gary Stradling and we’ll see if we can push the extra distance. The constraints are that I...Read more
Wanderlusting Kashe Katuwe

Wanderlusting Kashe Katuwe

I had business in Albuquerque Friday morning, and discovered at lunch time that my newest favorite restaurant, the Saffron Tiger on Paseo del Norte, has permanently closed. Crep. I found myself settling for a kosher hot dog from Five Guys next door. Yeah, I could probably have done a lot better;...Read more
Wanderlusting Guaje Mountain

Wanderlusting Guaje Mountain

I spent most of the last week at work at meetings; we were hosting a conference. At the same time, the weather was miserable (except in the sense that precipitation is always welcome in the high desert.) The weather cleared Friday, which, alas, was not my Friday off, and by...Read more

Where I’ve been

A master map of where I’ve driven and hiked on my wanderlusts. With tribal lands painted green: Since access to tribal land is restricted, this explains some of the pattern in my wanderlusting. Areas I could do more with include most of the northwestern Jemez, which is also the longest...Read more
Wanderlusting the Toledo Embayment

Wanderlusting the Toledo Embayment

Last weekend was a bye. I spent Saturday having the rest of the new tires installed on the Wandermobile, then caught up on chores at home. This weekend the weather was absolutely gorgeous; not a cloud in the sky Thursday and none predicted Friday. With the Valles Preserve back country...Read more