Monthly:June 2011

Monsoon News and a Little Bit More

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.  Here’s a couple of photos from yesterday that you could call “almost.”  On my way home yesterday about 5 pm, this was more or less the scene.  The sky was cloudless about 2 hours before.

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Flowers in the Dirt

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.  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.  I’ve been able to get a lot done around this place, tedious stuff, assorted fix-its, needed gutters, plastering, nothing terribly […]

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iPhone Photography Course on the Rio Sonora

Provided this part of the world, Arizona and the state of Sonora to the south, doesn’t dry up, burn up or disappear by the fall, I’m thinking ahead to next fall and some of the different activities we might sponsor.  It’s been somewhat eerie with the combined drought and fires that It’s easy on some days to think it’s the end of the world.  For now, I’m going with a really good monsoon season of rain that will turn it […]

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Upcoming New Mexico Magazine Article – Athena’s Mother’s Adobe House

Last year we did a post on Athena’s mother’s house in Santa Clara Pueblo just north of Santa Fe in New Mexico.  It’s almost been about a year and a half since the house was completed and it looks absolutely beautiful inside and out.  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.  I just photographed the house for New Mexico Magazine, the images […]

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Our Summer Schedule-Marvelous Mud and European Tour

Marvelous Mud Program – Denver Art Museum – July 9th thru July 24th In July we go back to the Denver Art Museum to be part  part of the museum’s summer program entitled “Marvelous Mud – Clay around the World.”  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.  There will be a variety of exhibits exploring this marvelous medium that illustrate it’s diversity and history. […]

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