Long ago. The house has changed a good deal since this photo.
We added an entrance way and closed off this room, which was
the family room, and now is the library/computer room.
This is from a Thanksgiving dinner from several years
ago. I just noticed the painted floor~something I did
to the subfloor while we saved for the tile that we now
I think I have used this image or one like it recently.
It is to the west from my back porch. Often when
Bill is driving home, he will call me and ask if I have
seen the sunset. I will answer yes, because I try each
day to take in this view.
I have used this image on the blog. I wonder
sometimes why I pick such average or mundane
things to share. I mean a sink of bubbles for washing
My mountains to the east. I love them.
Of course we call them a different name.
We call them the(insert my last name) mountains.
Fourth. This was for a project that she completed.
We took a series of photos in differing styles. ps~those
were my glasses!
When we first moved to New Mexico, we lived in a rental
while we looked for a place to live. Even in town,
I had a garden and worked on conservation, frugal living,
In 2008 we experienced a major flood in the canyon we live
in. This photo was from one of our animal pens.
From another folder, I had more images from the flood.
I had laundry on the line before the rain. Looking behind
the clothes you can see the muck from the flood.
It was catastrophic.
I remember how afraid I was for the animals, the home,
the vehicles, and for us. The road to the east of us was
washed out. The road exiting the canyon was flooded
I am thankful that when the flooding began we drove the
vehicles up the road from our home, to the next road
I am certain that this action preserved the vehicles.
In addition, ALL of the sheep, goats, and chickens
were placed in the horse trailer, back of the truck or
on our back porch.
We ended up only losing a few chicks that were only
a few weeks old.
The damage and repair the the barns and property
took a long time.
This is a sign from a rest stop, I think in Texas,
and it applies to southern New Mexico as well.
If you visit the farm, I mentally scream this every
single time I step outside. I usually only say to myself,
"no snakes," even though I think of this ALL the time.
Yay. it is almost migration time for tarantulas.
(did you sense my
Well that's ten for today.
I can't believe I ended with something that gives me the