Be willing

“Be willing to take the first step, no matter how small it is. Concentrate on the fact that you are willing to learn. Absolute miracles will happen.” ~ Louise Hay

Photo of the Week 8/27/2018

  “The Grand Canyon is carven deep by the master hand; it is the gulf of silence, widened in the desert; it is all time inscribing the naked rock; it is the book of earth.” ~ Donald C. Peattie  

Bighorn Sheep

The bighorn sheep originally crossed to North America over the Bering land bridge from Siberia and is named for its large horns that can weigh up to 14 kg (30 lb), while the sheep themselves weigh up to 140 kg (300 lb). The population in North America peaked in the millions, and the bighorn sheep entered into the mythology of Native Americans. By…

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…

Wild Rivers, NM

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” ― Heraclitus

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

“There is nothing so American as our national parks. The scenery and the wildlife are native. The fundamental idea behind the parks is native. It is, in brief, that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us. The parks stand…

Tent Rocks, NM

“Vision connects you. But it also separates you. In my work, and my life, I feel a desire to merge. Not in terms of losing my own identity… but there’s a feeling that life is interconnected, that there’s life in stones and rocks and trees and dirt, like there is in us.” ~ Bill Viola

Ghost Ranch, NM

Ghost Ranch is a 21,000-acre retreat and education center located close to the village of Abiquiú in Rio Arriba County in north central New Mexico, United States. Over 300 classes are offered each year in this beautiful setting. 200 million years ago Ghost Ranch and the American Southwest were located close to the equator, and had…