we remember

May 28, 2023  •  7 Comments
It is Memorial Day in the United States of America, a day designated by Congress on 11 May 1950, to honor U. S. military members who died while in service. "In honor and recognition of all of our fallen service members, the Congress, by a joint resolution approved May 11, 1950, as amended (36 U.S.C. 116), has requested that the President issue a p...
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inside, out, and all around

May 21, 2023  •  4 Comments
In between the most delicious and welcome rain showers this week, my camera and I were photographing numerous columbines. The state flower of Colorado, the columbine is complicated and photogenic, and there are abundant species. Here is an image I took years ago of a Rocky Mountain Columbine Aquilegia caerulea, along the Winsor Trail in the Santa F...
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red dirt

May 14, 2023  •  4 Comments
The human brain is an extremely complicated entity. And each human brain, although basically structured the same way, is different. It dictates how we learn and how we remember. Driving around the Jemez Mountains during the last couple of weeks has brought back memories but has also made me realize how our memories are heavily based on a person's a...
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layers of memories

May 07, 2023  •  5 Comments
Today's blog is courtesy of a question asked a month ago by friend and photographer extraordinaire, Steve Immel. In the process of curating photographs of California to select ten of his best for an article, Steve asked how would I do the same when it came to New Mexico. It was truly a brain game that made me look through numerous slides and prints...
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market bubble

April 30, 2023  •  3 Comments
I heard a story some time ago about a stock market bubble in the 1600s (1636-1637) is the date given by multiple sources) about tulip speculation, and wondered, as I continued to photograph lovely yellow tulips, if it was true. According to Investopedia, it was indeed the case that "speculation drove the value of tulip bulbs to extremes. At the mar...
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