clouds

Picuris Peak in clouds

Picuris Peak at 7:30 a.m. from the driveway (300mm telephoto, Photoshop CC 2015.5)

An old friend died three days ago back in Maryland. It wasn’t all that unexpected, but still one feels the blow. His wife wrote, “I take great comfort in knowing his spirit is free. I just wish I knew where he was!” That made me me laugh. We’re at that age, I guess. It’s like [...]

Stormy Sunday

storm over Taos, NM

About 7:00 p.m. MDT, looking NNE from the Llano ridge south of Taos

The storms built up slowly over the afternoon, the way they do, and rolled by one by one until just after sunset. That doesn’t mean we ever had a problem. In this part of the world, the land’s so big, the weather almost never finds you. But you see the storms, or hear them, or [...]

Big Wide Thing

Taos VAlley Overlook scene

A couple of hours out here, only saw one young dude on a bike

The show is in the sky when there are clouds. Today was one of those days when I took a ton of photos, shaking my head at the impact of it all. The colors and the freaking vistas. The clouds (my god), the wind, a perfect temperature near seventy degrees, the sun at seven thousand [...]

Cloud Song

cloud formation

August 2, 1:27 in the afternoon »Buy This Photo!«

Everybody take a nice deep breath now. The one my wife always tells me to take and I tell her I can’t will do. There needs to be a demarcation. We are entering new territory, one with much more room. »Buy This Photo!«

More Monsoon Clouds

Clouds near Picuris Peak

Mysterious and wild »Buy This Photo!«

This is a telephoto shot (300mm) from the top of our driveway looking south toward Picuris Peak. It’s also from Tuesday morning and will look the same on Wednesday, given the moisture pouring in from the Pacific over Mexico. I love it, though. Just look: nobody up there! We had a visitor from back East [...]

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