Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Photo

To bad such beauty is the result of a devastating fire, the Whitewater Baldy complex fire in the Gila Wilderness in southern NM, resulted in this beautiful sunset as seen from my front yard.

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On This Day In History – May 24th

From History.com May 24, 1883: Brooklyn Bridge opens After 14 years and 27 deaths while being constructed, the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River is opened, connecting the great cities of New York and Brooklyn for the first time in history. Thousands … Continue reading

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A sad year for entertainment industry and it is only May.

Etta James 1/20/12 – cause of death:  Leukemia James Farentino 01/24/12 – cause of death:  complications from a broken hip Robert Hegys 01/26/12 – cause of death:  Heart Attack 2/1/12 Don Cornelius – cause of death:  self inflicted gunshot wound … Continue reading

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

A wonderful weekend spent at our newest National Park, The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve This is a great family park offering a multitude of recreational opportunities, including, camping –  in a campground or back country, hiking – … Continue reading

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Datil Well Recreation Area

This weekend we camped at Datil Well Recreation Area.   I didn’t have a specific plan for this weekend.  We had considered going to Chaco Canyon, however reviews of the road, as well as personal experience from previous visits there … Continue reading

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The Weekend Quest to “Get The Pciture” – Day 3

Day three begins with an early rise at the Holiday Inn Express in Tucumcari. I am excited that we are going back through Cuervo again, the town we passed on the way to Tucmucari with all the “ruints” . Once … Continue reading

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The Weekend Quest to “Get The Picture” – Day 2

After only a few hours of sleep, I am up and ready to go, Kathy, on the other hand would love it if I could just be a tad quieter for just a little while longer.  Actually, Kathy was a … Continue reading

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The Weekend Quest to “Get The Picture” – Day 1

This weekend my friend Kathy and I went on a two day trek to get as many photos for the New Mexico Centennial’s “Get the Picture” contest as we could.  We did a pretty good job too, 17 photos (for … Continue reading

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