Category: The American Southwest

In the Gila

Gila Cliff Dwellings, NM

Pin It So a few weeks ago I told you about my trip to the Gila National Forest.  The original plan was to directly follow it up with a post about what I DID while […]

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Gila National Forest, New Mexico

Pin It I will go as far as to say that it is unlikely that you will ever find yourself in Silver City, New Mexico.  It’s not really a destination, it’s not on the way […]

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Snapshot: Amarillo, TX

Pin It The Cadillac Ranch, about a mile outside of Amarillo, TX, greets observant I-40 travelers with a welcome break from the infinite monotony of the Texas plains.  It sits in a field set back […]

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St. Francis de Asisi Church- Taos, NM

Pin It I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the hidden gems on New Mexico’s roadways astound me.  It’s not something I can get used to, it’s something that continues to surprise and […]

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On the Turquoise Trail

Pin It There is a tiny 2 lane road that weaves through the mountains north of Albuquerque.  It is hidden from view, and far far away from the main highway, though it ultimately leads to […]

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Santa Fe

Pin It There are a lot of things I’m going to miss about New Mexico.  Green chile is the biggest and most important thing.  But I am also going to miss the adobe and the […]

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