Oahu, AKA paradise 2

I took my second trip to Hawaii in November 2015, after choosing it as my work 25th anniversary gift. A trip to paradise outshone any other possibilities. The first photo is of the Olympic mountains that we passed as I left Seattle.          ...

New Mexico – churches and graveyards

I couldn’t resist posting this on the eve of Paul Walker’s death. I’m stunned by Walker’s death – he was 40 years old. It just doesn’t make sense. I learned from karate to appreciate what you have every moment you have it, because...

Landscapes 1

One place I always go when I visit N.M. is White Rock. If you drive through the unassuming little town, past their playing fields, you come to a circular parking lot. You get out and walk a little way and you realize you’re on the precipice of a mesa. If you go...

Tesuque and the road to Taos (pt 1)

The first set of photos are from Tesuque, including the sad truck I found in the weeds by the side of the road. The glass of lemonade is a cheat – it was taken on a trip to Ojo Caliente  – a lovely mineral hot springs north of Santa Fe. It had to go here...

Santa Fe

I’ve been to Santa Fe numerous times, and I always love it. It’s charming and rustically stylish. I’ve always felt at home there, and this is greatly because of my wonderful hostess. But there’s something about the high desert that is...