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Oh, the rain promise of the monsoon. So beautiful, but often unproductive. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
The title came to me before I picked up the camera. Turtleback Mountain, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
We get wonderful clouds during monsoon season, and usually thunder and lightning to the dog’s dismay. And on rare days, we get some rain. Not today. Turtleback Mountain, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
This is the view from my sun-room: Turtleback Mountain and sky. Finally we have some clouds. Just dreams of rain. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
I am continually amazed to see where folks have made fences. Add to that how and why. This is some rough land to the east of Turtleback Mountain. Lots of barbed wire. Beautifully rusted.
I’m in the middle of another biography of Georgia O’Keeffe – “Full Bloom” by Hunter Drobojowska-Philp. All I can think when I see her New Mexico paintings is that I have all those components as photographs. Can I make something … Continue reading
A dusting of snow shows off the layers in Turtleback Mountain. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
As seen from the east. Not much of a turtle from here – the high point on the left.
Turtleback Mountain, which overlooks Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.
I came across this fence hiking on Turtleback Mountain. Once it kept cattle in – there’s a cattle guard on the road near the river, but now it’s frail. The wood posts have weathered; the wire is rusty; and in … Continue reading
Dominating our town is Turtleback Mountain. From a distance, it’s not much – overshadowed by all the other mountains. But from Main Street, it is the center of our landscape. The rock formation on the summit resembles a turtle, but … Continue reading