Let me take you briefly back to San Luis in southcentral Colorado, the state’s oldest continually inhabited town and a stop en route to Taos, New Mexico, during our April road trip. After exploring the Stations of the Cross Shrine, we continued our drive south on Colorado Highway 159, which turns into New Mexico Highway … Continue reading Bienvenido a Nuevo México
Goings-on in the Garden
What a difference water makes! It is too early to tell if the 20-plus year megadrought in the American Southwest will finally come to an end, but if one atmospheric river in California after the other as well as the recent 4 to 5 inches of rain in the greater Colorado Springs area are any … Continue reading Goings-on in the Garden
Where to Nap?
…during the day is a dilemma each porcupine faces after a nighttime of activity. As an herbivorous, nocturnal rodent who stuffs her tummy with roots, stems, twigs, bark, leaves, buds, flowers, seeds, or nuts of various plants in darkness, when the solar orb rises above the horizon in the morning it’s time to find a … Continue reading Where to Nap?
Between birding and gardening, I have not been able to settle down long enough to write a coherent story, so my post(s) about Taos, New Mexico, will have to wait. Spring is the time when birds migrate from their wintering to their breeding grounds. Some will build their nests, lay their eggs, and raise their … Continue reading Spring’s Pageant
Welcome to San Luis
During an April road trip with Taos in New Mexico as our destination, my husband and I revisited San Luis, Colorado’s oldest continually inhabited town, founded in 1851. Like many settlements in southern Colorado, it carries a Spanish name, as this part of the state once lay in the territory of New Spain. The farther … Continue reading Welcome to San Luis