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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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Three Rivers Petroglyphs

Three Rivers Petroglyphs is a wonderful place with thousands of petroglyphs.  Living and traveling mostly in the southwest, I have been to many locations with petroglyphs, but this site was impressive in the sheer number of petroglyphs.  Mostly used as … Continue reading

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The Cactus Flower

The Cactus Flower Posted November 12th, 2009 by Karla Bardanz Surviving without any water or even care, the enigmatic cactus flower bloomed alone in a harsh tropical desert lost somewhere, hidden by its shy thorns and a quiet stone. Adaptable … Continue reading

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Valley of Fires Recreation Area

Our third adventure of the year took us to the Valley of Fires Recreation Area.  Again another very quite campground, with wonderful views of the mountain ranges surrounding the area.  A super easy campground to get in and out of, … Continue reading

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Get The Picture – My Next 5 Matches

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100th Anniversary Of The Sinking Of Titanic

On April 15h, at 2:30 AM  (North Atlantic Time) will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the White Star Lines infamous ship the Titanic.  Touted at the time as unsinkable the Titanic foundered and sunk on her maiden … Continue reading

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