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Thanksgiving Landscapes

November 23, 2018 - Dawn on Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day was one of those rare days in the Albuquerque area when we had cloud cover and...
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Stormy

October 31, 2018 - We had stormy weather that started last night, and we are supposed to have freezing temperatures tonight. We've had ligh...
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Cloudy Night Cranes

October 19, 2018 - ƒ/6.3, 1/30, ISO 6400 Low clouds blew through the sky at a fast pace last night, hugging the Sandias as they rolled o...
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Storming on a Friday Night

September 01, 2018 - With my raincoat in one hand and my camera in the other, I walked out under cloudy skies and caught the stormy action th...
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Day in the Garden

August 25, 2018 - Spunk Here's a series of photos from the garden today. The sunset and moonrise were taken from the levee last night....
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Sunset 'n Cats

August 09, 2018 - Spunk: "Oh brother! Not another series of the stupid sunset photos! Don't you have, you know, like cute cat photos?"...
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A Different Sunset

August 05, 2018 - The first time in almost a week that we were able to go out for a walk at sunset without thunderstorms threatening to dr...
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Wild Wild Skies

August 01, 2018 - When I started my walk yesterday afternoon, before I ran into the Mr. pT on the ditch bank, there were thunderheads over...
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A Long Walk Into The Past

July 20, 2018 - The Holy Chapel We walked fives miles east to Château of Vincennes, which is outside of Paris proper. With all the ph...
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View From The Parking Lot

July 12, 2018 - Monsoon season is underway. I had to stop by the pharmacy on the way home. The afternoon thunderheads were building up o...
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Night Hawks

July 03, 2018 - Night Hawks are fast and erratic flyers, much like bats and hummingbirds, as they catch insects on the wing at sunset....
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Beauty & The Barf

June 23, 2018 - Spunk in grass by the Beta Rose. Photo by Laurie. "¡Hola pesky Paparazzo! ¿Qué pasa?" "Excusez-moi, je dois al...
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Super Sliver Moon

June 19, 2018 - Super sliver moon balanced above the power line. I got these photos last week, but owls, cats and insects got in the...
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Smoky Sun Cloudy Moon

May 26, 2018 - Sun cutting through a smoky sky Smoke from a fire in the Gila National Forest southwest of Albuquerque blew north tod...
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Batty

April 29, 2018 - Collage of silhouettes of bat flying under the almost full moon. The bats were out last night flying around while we...
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Seven Minutes on the Seventeenth

March 18, 2018 - On the beach at 7:13:19 pm, 03/17/2018. A sliver of dusty pink on the Sandias as the sun started slipping behind the hor...
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Rays

March 08, 2018 -
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Dawn Comet Dusk

February 01, 2018 - Fiery dawn Icy comet Painterly dusk
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Perspective on the Sandias

January 28, 2018 - Sandias from North Beach at the north end of Corrales.
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Dawning

January 20, 2018 - 1/19/18, 6:46:51 AM
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A Gathering of Angels

November 27, 2017 - Like a gathering of Angels Circling high into the heavens Making joyful noises They call out to everyone “We are on...
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Sandias in the Mist

November 16, 2017 - Fujifilm X-E1, 27mm ƒ/2.8 pancake lens I took a detour on my way to work this morning to get a few shots of the Sandi...
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Spunk Was Here

October 31, 2017 - Spunk left creepy paw prints for Halloween. Interesting Halloween sunset
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Way to Tucson

October 19, 2017 - We drove to Tucson today. These are a few photos along the way.
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STOP

October 18, 2017 - Cat prints on the windshield Sky at dawn
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Soft White

October 01, 2017 - After cycles of cloudy, lightning, thunder, rain, clear through the day and night, we woke to a soft white filtering the...
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The Rain this Time Gave Point Nine

September 28, 2017 - Downpour downtown The rain began with a downpour in downtown Albuquerque starting around 4:30 PM yesterday afternoon.
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The Rockies

September 17, 2017 - The common room at the Pitkin Hotel in Pitkin, CO where I processed photos and put this blog together tonight. We lef...
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Eye Shine

September 09, 2017 - Walking under moonless sky Flashlight pokes Through clouds on high Face to Face Black cows on black Eyes...
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The Few and the Flatulent

August 31, 2017 - I ran out to the river, then down to the beach to see if I could get the pink on the Sandias from the setting sun. There...
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Birds Birds Birds

August 30, 2017 - Seven Flycatchers in Mia's tree I walked out to the river in the late afternoon before sundown and a nice variety of...
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Sliver Moon Bloody Sky

August 25, 2017 - The sliver moon was facing down a bloody sky this evening. Earlier, a muskrat was swimming in a northerly direction, pro...
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Here We Go Again

August 20, 2017 - The world is coming to an end again because there will be a total solar eclipse tomorrow. Albuquerque is not in the path...
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Ballerina

August 13, 2017 - Ballerina Spunk does his own modern cat imitation of a ballerina.
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Taken by the Night

August 02, 2017 - A soft stripe of pink kissed the top of the Sandias at eight-fifteen. A cloud floats lighted behind a tree laid bar...
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Walk Under A Sliver Moon

July 25, 2017 - The Sandias, bosque and Rio Grande at dusk. Twilight afterglow Sliver moon peeking out from behind black cloud...
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Rain & Shine

July 21, 2017 - Standing in the sun Soaked by the rain Rainbows double up Arc over trees Framing mountains Sun falls down Rain dri...
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Blue to Gray

July 12, 2017 - Blue sky with clouds building up in the east at 6:30 pm Dark sky to the west at 8:00 pm Sun breaks through and...
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The Persistence Of Donut

July 11, 2017 - The first time I posted a photo of this donut was March 22, 2017. See it at Big Red Road Kill. Bruce called this "T...
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A Tell Tail Beaver

July 09, 2017 - Beaver slipping into the foliage on the sandbar in the middle of the river. A walked out to the river shortly before...
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Nighthawk Sliver Moon

June 26, 2017 - Nighthawk fluttered here and there as it flew around a sliver moon Overhead, buzzed by a bat as the phone sounded nine...
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White Did You Say?

June 18, 2017 - First white lilies Checkered Beetle on a Shasta Daisy Beetle goes into biplane position, ready for take off....
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Hovering

June 07, 2017 - Hummingbird and cotton hovering over the clearwater ditch \ Intense glow after the sun had set Af...
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Black Mustangs and a Hen

June 01, 2017 - Big sky after sunset Lonesome dove
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Stormy Monday

May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day I walked out to the Rio Grande a 14:25. The weather was partly cloudy and about 80º F. Clouds wer...
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Garden View

May 19, 2017 - Part of our parking lot. These Salvia spread from three plants. Here are various views of our garden just before the...
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Hawks

May 07, 2017 - Hawk in the distance flying over the bosque. This very large bird looks like an Osprey, but it doesn't seem to have...
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19:05:43 — 19:41:50

May 05, 2017 - Muskrat. 19:05:43 Wood Ducks. 19:12:19 Clear ditch. 19:14:01. Tamarisk. 19:25:18. Backlit elm. 19:27...
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Duckies, Sunsets, Shooting the Moon

May 03, 2017 - Laurie photographed a mama duck with her ducklings paddling around in the Duck Pond at UNM. Clouds after sunset las...
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Saturday on the Ditch Bank

April 29, 2017 - Looking south at a volcano in the distance. Wild poppy A swallow of some type Towers in the clouds on the...
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Iron Knot

April 28, 2017 - Rain fell hard against the threatening darkness, making craters in the water as we walked to the river. An iron knot som...
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Fish, Flowers, Falling into Darkness

April 21, 2017 - Fishes frolicked in the shallows Splashing spirals colors rippled Fluid gems against currents swim Flowers danced in...
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The Battle

April 16, 2017 - Prepared for battle, backs to the sun The phalanx stood before me Hundreds of tall, thin wooden warriors Against shar...
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The Buzzards and the Hummingbird Moth

April 07, 2017 - Buzzards flew above my head today Flew so high they kissed the moon A hummingbird moth buzzed round my feet today Cur...
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Guilty

April 01, 2017 - “To paint or to photograph — That is the question: Whether ’tis more to my advantage to color Photographic accidents...
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Big Sky Calling

March 31, 2017 - Sun crashes to the ground Throw colors far and wide Yellow into red consumed by graying blue Fleeting moments embers...
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Silence of the Frogs

March 26, 2017 - I stood on the bank Called for the frogs Frogs? Hey frogs are you there today? The sun is shining, rays are warm Can...
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Red Green

March 25, 2017 - The Rio Grande is running high and fast from spring runoff. The muddy water has a lot of red in it from the red soils fo...
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First Water

March 23, 2017 - 30 degree free fall Warm skies turn cold Blue to gray, gray to white Hailstorm blinds Muddy water Speed slowed a re...
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Stuck in the Middle with Gray

February 27, 2017 - Dawn Sunday morning looked much like the first photo from our property, but we couldn't see the mountains because of low...
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Surreal Sunrise

February 12, 2017 - I was awakened by colors brewing in the eastern sky. I extracted myself from the furry purrs snuggled in from head to to...
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Color, B&W, Sunset

January 21, 2017 - Rain fell all night, turning from wet to icy to light hail that left a thin covering of white on the ground in the early...
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Winter Black & White

December 26, 2016 - X marks the spot Cold winter light Trees, mountains, towers Reflections Black and white Thin clouds hang Pull on t...
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Fire Rainbow

December 12, 2016 - There was a really nice fire rainbow on my way to work this morning. These colorful clouds probably fall into the catego...
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Go Storm

November 07, 2016 - No poem today. Only a storm behind the traffic lights. However, I do want to point out that I added two dropdown menus t...
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Amid The Fall

November 05, 2016 - They scavenge the foliage Laid waste by old Jack Frost Surviving frozen mornings They search Freeze dried blossoms,...
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Hospital Day One

October 10, 2016 - I was admitted to the hospital this morning to start the 6 days of intensive chemo in preparation for my stem cell trans...
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Like Blowing in the Wind

September 08, 2016 - I'm feeling a bit rattled and out of sorts — I will probably be deported tomorrow. I thought I was going to have a month...
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Puff

September 02, 2016 -
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Feeling Kinda Spunky Now

June 08, 2016 - One of the short-term benefits of treatment is they add steroids as part of the regimen, so they give me a little more e...
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Quatro Gotas

June 01, 2016 - Besides all the thunder, lighting, wind, threatening clouds and rainbows, we got four drops of rain at our house....
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Orton Hatches an Effect

May 22, 2016 - I put together three different photos to make this photo. Teri Dashfield brought up the "Orton Effect" on her blog to...
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Transit of Mercury

May 09, 2016 - 6:42 AM MDT. The sun poked through the clouds momentarily, but the clouds were too thick to see Mercury. The sky was...
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Preparations to Photograph the End of the World

May 08, 2016 - The first test exposure with the lens wide open gave an interesting result. The sunspot is reflected in the octagon....
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Give Us Sunshine

March 22, 2016 - In these times of trouble, when the dark clouds of terror descent on the civilized world, we need a little sunshine to s...
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Melting Moon

March 13, 2016 - Can you see images in the clouds?
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Views From Days Gone By

February 17, 2016 - Dawn from the parking lot where the Imperial Building now stands taken Tuesday morning February 14, 2012. Moonrise...
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Crows in the Snow T – 4 Days

December 27, 2015 - Crows in the trees during the snow storm. Sandhill Cranes Getting ready to land in the Rio Grande with snow covered...
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Volcanoes & Taos T – 20 Days

December 11, 2015 - Giant thunderhead west of the volcanos on Albuquerque's West Mesa One of three extinct volcanoes on Alb...
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Fall Colors

November 30, 2015 - On a walk on the ditch in Corrales yesterday, I noticed the fall colors were still holding on despite the cold nights....
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Calendar Ready

November 05, 2015 - My Xerox rep talked me into entering a photo in their local calendar contest. I went through my old photos and decided t...
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End of Summer Sunset

September 11, 2015 - Looking east at the Sandias through the cottonwoods Looking east at the bottom, straight up to overhead in the midd...
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The Rotary Club

September 04, 2015 - The sun had not come up as I approached I-25 in my Mazda RX-8 on my way to meet Tristan at the Mazda dealer. She dropped...
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Rain but no rain

August 21, 2015 - We had one of those very "Middle Rio Grande Valley" days where we had rain all around, but only a few drops fell at our...
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Friday's Flowers — Fungus Among Us

August 06, 2015 - A toadstool, tiny wildflowers, nice clouds at sunset, garlic chives and more wildflowers.
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El Sanctuario De San Lorenzo Circa 1857

August 03, 2015 - El Sanctuario De San Lorenzo Circa 1857, Bernalillo, NM
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Alligator Lizard In The Air

June 27, 2015 - 1:13 PM, Saturday, June 27th. An alligator lizard formed in the air over the Sandias. Wind was still and the temperature...
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Cat in the Grass

June 19, 2015 - Rosencrantz in the grass Storm clouds over the Sandias Oriental lilies are blooming
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Drivers on the Storm

May 21, 2015 - The clouds were spilling over the Sandias again on my way to the dentist at 8:00 am. On the way home at 7:00 pm, the clo...
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Going Out Coming Back

May 12, 2015 - 8:30 AM driving to work 7:30 PM driving home
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Jetties Under A Rainbow

May 04, 2015 - We move from a bullfrog calling "May the Fourth be with you" to jetties under a rainbow for Cinco de Mayo.
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Stormy Morning

February 24, 2015 - Storming morning with a nice interaction between the clouds and sun.
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Blue Morning Blue Day

February 13, 2015 - Earlier in the week we had blue, fogging light in the morning., and a clear blue light through partly cloudy skies in th...
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