Archive for 'Mountainair'
TEN ACRES. ALL OURS. (or: our own little slice o’ heaven) Map Detail of Tajique The real purpose of my seven day trip to the Southwest was shopping. With a capital S. The kind of shopping trip that adds no weight to your luggage but weighs up your heart in a good kind of way. […]
THE SPIRIT OF THE ENDLESS SKY (Bummin‘ West) Rustic Welcome to New Mexico Sign(just south of the Colorado border) Day 1 found my son J and me in Mountainair, New Mexico, a small community in Torrance County south of Albuquerque on U.S. Highway 60. It takes about an hour and ten minutes to drive there […]
It’s Snowin‘ on Raton Come mornin‘ I’ll be through them hills and gone Mother thinks the road is long and lonely Little brother thinks the road is straight and fine Little darling thinks the road is soft and lovely I’m thankful that old road’s a friend of mine Tomorrow the mountains will be sleeping Silently […]