Losing focus

Losing focus

I went on two wanderlusts this week, both of which were somewhat frustrating. Powerline Trail On Labor Day, the weather forecast was for a wet day, particularly in the afternoon and evening. New Mexico has a monsoon. Don’t laugh; monsoon in the weather business means a seasonal change in wind patterns...Read more
Lamprophyres and gastropods

Lamprophyres and gastropods

I had business in Albuquerque Friday, but was finished by noon and had brought my hiking gear. After dining at the Indian buffet on Paseo del Norte, I proceeded to Tijeras Canyon, planning to visit a lamprophyre dike along the highway I had read about. I caught a glimpse of...Read more
Ka-ching!

Ka-ching!

The Monday after getting back from vacation, I call my favorite mechanic about the leaking tire. He says to bring it on in. I do the next morning and he finds a screw in it and patches it. Time passes. Thursday Cindy reports that the low tire light is on...Read more