Monthly Archives: May 2013
On a hot Sunday afternoon we walked a steep trail to visit ancient dwellings near the Gila River in New Mexico. Discovered by archeologists in the late 1800’s, the area was a corridor traversed by people as far back as 10,000 … Continue reading
Walking back to my desert retreat I saw something unusual hanging down from a wire cage surrounding a young tree. It was dangling in free-fall, its hind-quarters pinned inside the wire cage. Eyes closed, pink ear lobes quivering, … Continue reading
And here are the instruments…..
The desert in southern New Mexico – arid, wild winds – sand paper skin, cracked heels, vast views, blazing night skies. Rabbits, squirrels, mice, rats, deer, coyote, lizards, birds, cholla, yucca, pear cactus, piñon, juniper….and silence. Staying in the desert … Continue reading