it is all in the details

June 13, 2021  •  11 Comments
This week has been pleasantly full of photography - nature and still life in the form of Navajo-Churro wool rug details - and website work. You will notice the change in the blog layout immediately. I am not quite finished and hope that today's blog will be readable. Fred is preparing his work for the Selvedge Magazine World Fair, which will be on...
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an eruption of color

June 07, 2021  •  4 Comments
A visitor to the western United States, viewing the low and high desert regions, might see a rose bush and think of it as a botanical mirage. Members of the Rosaeceae family are thought to have originated in Central Asia, and can be found in almost every country. Despite the sometimes seemingly awful soil in parts of New Mexico, roses can do extrem...
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Memorial Day 2021

May 30, 2021  •  8 Comments
Celebrations to commemorate lives lost in wars began in the United States after the Civil War. But Memorial Day was not made an official holiday until 1971 and it now includes all loved ones who have passed before us. Because it extends the weekend off from work by one day for many, it frequently seems the day has become more about travel and purch...
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Tierra Wools

May 23, 2021  •  8 Comments
What happens when you move a business from one place to another, plan a grand re-opening, and then the COVID pandemic hits? Just precisely what many small business owners and all the people at Tierra Wools did - you move forward. Sheep don't wait and neither does the lambing season, moving the flock, or the shearing, spinning and dying of wool. It...
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May 16, 2021  •  7 Comments
After getting requests for more photographs from the wedding at Leaping Deer Ranch near Sapello, New Mexico two weeks ago, I decided to do an "encore" blog. I have also been working with the "new to me" photo editing software "Luminar 4", learning my way around it and the features it offers. That, along with putting together a Blurb book of wedding...
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