Tag Archives: New Mexico

Black Widows

There is a metal rail on the NMT campus that seems to be a breeding ground for black widow spiders.  Within a few minutes of looking, I saw several, and saved the best photos. What is wrong with me that … Continue reading

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Geocaching This Weekend

I took a road trip down to Deming, NM, and then a little farther, crossing into Palomas, Mexico.  I decided to do some geocaching on this trip. The first geocache I found was near my hotel, by the entrance to … Continue reading

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Quick Geocache

Yesterday, we were driving from Silver City, NM, to Socorro, NM, and stopped at several landmarks along the way.  One of these places commemorated the Silver Fire of 2013, which burned quite a few square miles of the Gila National … Continue reading

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Chupedera Trail: 3/26/16

I moved to Socorro, NM, in 2005. I started dating JoAnna in 2006, and for many years afterwards, we said, “someday, we should hike Chupedera Trail.” In 2011, we moved to Rio Rancho. On our 10th anniversary, we decided it … Continue reading

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Wildlife Near My House

On a bike ride around the neighborhood, I saw this guy: …and in my front yard, I saw these baby quail. Enjoy! Thank you for reading my post.

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Pino Trail: 6/21/15

Yesterday, JoAnna and I hiked up the side of Sandia Crest using the Pino Trail. All said and done, it was like 8.2 miles, with 4200′ of elevation change. I tried to record the journey on my cell phone, but … Continue reading

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Volcanoes Trails: 5/31/15

This morning, we went for a hike along the Volcanoes Day Use area on the west side of Albuquerque, NM. There are five volcanoes in this area, and we took trails around three of them. All five were formed by … Continue reading

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