Monday, March 29, 2010


In honor of the passing winter here's the hood of a favorite relic with a cozy blanket of fresh snow.

Monday, March 22, 2010

White Caps

I've often used the Great Sand Dunes of southern Colorado as an analogy for the ocean. Here the snow tipped ridges of jagged sand formations feel very much like light chop on a frigid sea.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Zoom Zoom Zoom

The arid expanse of West Texas is called the South Plains. This is oil and farming country that seems bleak in its austere nothingness. It's a place that saw its apex many, many years ago. A shuttered grain elevator in the sleepy town of Sudan is emblematic of the shallow decline that grips the Texas Panhandle.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Rio Seco

This wide, dry river twists through the Pojoaque Pueblo about 20 miles north of Santa Fe. In the background looms Truchas Peak and a monumental sky for which New Mexico is justly famous.