Allan Houser Sculpture Garden

Allan Houser was a renowned Apache artist who taught at Santa Fe’s Institute of American Indian Arts. He was one of the most influential 20th century artists in the entire world with work from the Heard Museum in Phoenix to the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. He bought land outside of Santa Fe where his work…

Albuquerque Aquarium

The aquarium is part of ABQ BioPark and is attached to the Botanical Gardens. It has expanded over the years and now includes several themed tanks, an overhead glass arch, and full grown sharks. The panoramic cover photo of this entire blog is from there.  

National Arbor Day in New Mexico

Trees I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her…

Windows in New Mexico

The windows in old adobe buildings are full of charm. Old Town Albuquerque has several excellent examples.