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No Rain – My Shot of the Day – June 4, 2013

It has just simply stopped raining. My buddy John Fleck reports that water supplies are the worst ever seen: With the preliminary April 1 runoff forecast numbers in hand, this is “the worst year ever” on the Rio Grande, according to Phil King, New Mexico State University professor and the water management adviser to the [...]

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Evening Rain on the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area – My Shot of the Day – May 16, 2013

An evening rain storm soaks the valleys on the west face of the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area just a few miles northeast of Taos right after sunset. A slew of other shots of the Columbine Hondo can be found here. What else is there to say? ##

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On the Quetzales Trail Panama

The Quetzales Trail Panama connects the town of Boquete to the town of Cerro Punta along the edge of the Baru Volcano, the highest mountain in Panama at 11,398 feet.  The trail cuts through the cloud forest along the Talamanca mountain range.  The trail rises from a deep valley through gigantic ancient oaks, magnolias and [...]

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Scary Picture. Kind Of. My Shot of the Day. July 20, 2012

Scary Picture  Monsoons again and again. I know.  Sorry but it is the best time of year in Northern New Mexico as far as I am concerned. Here is a shot from just over the border in Southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley.  The perspective is looking southwest at the two great dormant volcanoes of the borderlands.  Ute [...]

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Photograph of Rainbow. My Shot of the Day. July 17, 2012

  Photograph of Rainbow I covered the monsoons currently taking place in the southwestern United States in detail last week. Still, they never fail to impress. Last Saturday afternoon there was a fairly brief but intense downpour.  I was on “Hondo Mesa” about 10 miles north of Taos, New Mexico when it hit and it [...]

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My Shot of the Day: “Boy Water”

  “Boy Water” Two weeks ago, my boy (green crocs) and I found ourselves totally overwhelmed by the crowds of obesity, the noise and utter insanity that is DisneyWorld and we needed a break. On the third day, after sending my daughter off to some overstimulated roller coaster  with her cousins, he and I went for a morning [...]

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My Shot of the Day: September Rain

Espanola Valley, New Mexico

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Finland’s Kvarken Archipelago

The m/s Tiira leaves several times a day from the dock in Vasa. The small tour boat holds about thirty and most tend to be Finns. There are the older women’s groups on their weekly excursion, the small families out to see a few birds, a romantic couple or two and, of course, those looking [...]

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My Shot of the Day: Am I In there?

Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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My Shot of the Day – Spring Runoff, Red River, New Mexico

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My Shot of the Day – Spring Hike in the Pouring Rain

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