Scattered rains around us, norther Sonora got a great soaking the other night, some decent rains to the east of us, Tucson even got lucky. Â Here’s a couple of photos from yesterday that you could call “almost.”Â On my way home yesterday about 5 pm, this was more or less the scene. Â The sky was cloudless about 2 hours before.
Right now, there’s a whole lot one could say about drought, lack of rain, fires to the right, fires to the left, there are days when it can look nothing short of downright gloomy. Â Some days it can almost feel like the end of the world. On another note, it’s been a good month in a lot of other ways. Â I’ve been able to get a lot done around this place, tedious stuff, assorted fix-its, needed gutters, plastering, nothing terribly […]
Provided this part of the world, Arizona and the state of Sonora to the south, doesnâ€™t dry up, burn up or disappear by the fall, Iâ€™m thinking ahead to next fall and some of the different activities we might sponsor.Â Itâ€™s been somewhat eerie with the combined drought and fires that Itâ€™s easy on some days to think itâ€™s the end of the world.Â For now, Iâ€™m going with a really good monsoon season of rain that will turn it […]
Last year we did a post on Athena’s mother’s house in Santa Clara Pueblo just north of Santa Fe in New Mexico. Â It’s almost been about a year and a half since the house was completed and it looks absolutely beautiful inside and out. Â Her mother, Rina, has been devoting a lot of attention to the grounds around the house, quite simply, it’s a fabulous space to be in. Â I just photographed the house for New Mexico Magazine, the images […]
Marvelous Mud Program – Denver Art Museum – July 9th thru July 24th In July we go back to the Denver Art MuseumÂ to be part Â part of the museum’s summer program entitled “Marvelous Mud – Clay around the World.” Â The museum’s theme is celebrate the use of clay around the world and how it has shaped culture, creativity, science and industry over time. Â There will be a variety of exhibits exploring this marvelous medium that illustrate it’s diversity and history. […]