Three French Hens

On the third day of Christmas (or the fourth, depending on how you count), the snow that fell yesterday is still on the ground. And it’s cold in Albuquerque. Deep heavy sigh and dreaming of a green Christmas. But, if there was no snow we’d not have this cuteness in our backyard. It’s one of…

Snowfall for the Record Books

According to Weather Underground, Albuquerque set a record snowfall of 4.3 inches yesterday which breaks an old record of 1.0 from 1967. One of our local news stations says we got 8 inches over the last two days. And it’s the most snow since a big storm that blew through shortly after we moved here. If you read my posts…

Snowy Desert

I’m over winter this year. As I have documented previously, I’m not a fan of snow. Yes, I realize this is good moisture for the ground, but I prefer that in the form of warm rain in the summer.

Cactus in the Snow

I just got a new tablet so that I can blog with the awesome WordPress Android app. The picture quality is way nicer than my poor little iPhone 4. And it’s a bit different from the iOS app, but I like it so far. That being said, check out this crazy snow on the cactus…

My Third Post about Fall in New Mexico

We had snow a week ago and I panicked. I had one too many winters in Minnesota and South Dakota and every time it snows here or looks remotely like real winter I have this irrational fear that it’s all been a cruel joke and New Mexico really is a frozen tundra after all. The fun’s…