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,…
“Simplicity is the glory of expression.” – Walt Whitman
“We are a country where people of all backgrounds, all nations of origin, all languages, all religions, all races, can make a home. America was built by immigrants.” – Hillary Clinton Before moving to New Mexico, I had no idea what an adobe home was. Now, I appreciate them and love the culture behind them….
“Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.” – Roxas-Mendoza
“Through the ample open door of the peaceful country barn, A sun-lit pasture field, with cattle and horses feeding; And haze, and vista, and the far horizon, fading away.” – Walt Whitman I have a thing for barns, especially abandoned/forgotten ones. Maybe it’s because they symbolize a once easier time or because it was once…
Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ August 28, 1963 “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation….
From 2013 to 2015, I ran a series of “Forgottens” photographs – from cars to homes to businesses. Because of my love for these structures, I am starting this collection again. Some photos will be revamped and some will be new. “Forgotten Friday” is back! This photo was taken in Northern New Mexico.
“The most simple things can bring the most happiness.” ~ Izabella Scorupco
Happy New Year, friends! “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru New adventures await! Have fun!