Storrie Lake, NM

Storrie Lake State Park, NM, US, (elevation 6,600 ft) located 4 miles  north of Las Vegas, New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, is an 81 acre park with the lake itself having a surface area of approximately 1,100 acres.  Open year round.     This peaceful lake offers vast opportunities for fishing, bird watching, windsurfing, cross country,…

Clayton Lake State Park, NM

Clayton Lake State Park, NM, US, (elevation 5,186 ft) located at 139 Clayton Lake Rd. Clayton, NM 88415, is a 170-acre recreational reservoir; 15 miles north of Clayton, close to New Mexico’s border with Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas. The landscape of rolling grasslands, volcanic rock, and sandstone bluffs, is set in the western edge of the…

Taos Balloon Rally 2017

  Every year in October, Albuquerque puts on an AMAZING Balloon Fiesta. For those of us who prefer a more intimate, smaller hot air balloon venue, Taos is where to go. I have attended and photographed every Taos Mountain Balloon Rally since I’ve lived in the Taos area. It takes place behind the new courthouse,…

Jemez Mountain Trail

Now living in NM for over 10 years and traveling most of the state, I can say that Jemez is still one of my favorite places. The Jemez Mountain Trail is not something that should be passed up.  Google Map here From start to finish, it’s a 16 1/2 mile section of stunning Jemez, NM. If…

Day 6 of 10

Back in 2014, I counted down 17 days of fall with a photo each day – link here This year, I will be doing 10 days of fall photos, with the last day ending on Halloween. I hope you enjoy! Day 6 – Counting down 10 days of fall to Halloween!  

Day 7 of 10

Back in 2014, I counted down 17 days of fall with a photo each day – link here This year, I will be doing 10 days of fall photos, with the last day ending on Halloween. I hope you enjoy! Day 7 – Counting down 10 days of fall to Halloween!

Day 8 of 10

Back in 2014, I counted down 17 days of fall with a photo each day – link here This year, I will be doing 10 days of fall photos, with the last day ending on Halloween. I hope you enjoy! Day 8 – Counting down 10 days of fall to Halloween!

Day 9 of 10

Back in 2014, I counted down 17 days of fall with a photo each day – link here This year, I will be doing 10 days of fall photos, with the last day ending on Halloween. I hope you enjoy! Day 9 – Counting down 10 days of fall to Halloween!