Category : New Mexico

My first engineering job was at National Semiconductor back in 1978. I had a huge interest in analog design, having built my own preamo

Every October, Albuquerque’s population almost triples for the International Balloon Fiesta, the city’s signature annual event. While it’s the main reason for most visits,

I was travelling back from a friend’s cabin after an enjoyable cross-country ski trip in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Unfortunately, someone had a solo

In last week’s post, you discovered an almost accidental lava field, a 100-year-old railroad trestle, and intensely storm-shrouded skies making great mountain landscapes near

“Hmm… 60-100% chance of rain in Cloudcroft this weekend.” We’d been planning a getaway in the mountains around Cloudcroft, New Mexico that would be

When we moved to Albuquerque in 2013, I thought, “Great, we’re at 5900 feet elevation, so summers shouldn’t be too hot.” My impression didn’t

With Albuquerque edging towards 100, it was time to go somewhere cooler, at least for a couple days. We thought about Abiquiu Lake in

Devils Tower was the star of a Spielberg movie, and Shiprock is the backdrop for Chee and Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police. But

The outdoors has a lot to offer in New Mexico, from striking million-year-old cinder cones to prehistoric 4-story buildings to snow-capped mountain peaks. So

Want to find out where the petroglyphs are? Use this easy form to contact me for a workshop or full-blown photo tour. Bring the