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…
The walk around the perimeter of this urban farm is about three miles. The huge field is a pretty foreground for the Sandia Mountains to the east and the volcanoes to the west.
Plants often have repetitive features. So do animals in groups.
Where to go when you are in a hurry
Just south of Magdelena is the ghost town of Kelly, an old zinc mining town. Visitors should stop in Magdelena for a permit to visit.
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” ~Dr. Seuss~
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.
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…
“Welcome to my world!”
The windows in old adobe buildings are full of charm. Old Town Albuquerque has several excellent examples.