Thursday, February 24, 2011


I snapped this picture over ten years ago, as you can see. The date stamp is on because I was doing field work in Bernalillo, near Albuquerque. Sandia Ridge looked so unearthly perfect, I had to take this photo, too, and I kept it all these years, over many laptops.

It's funny to me that today I live just on the other side of this mountain. I'm heading down to Albuquerque for a day of meetings. This has been a week of disrupted schedules and this feels like one more thing.

And yet, how lucky am I?

I might wish my day job - which is a career-type job that my colleagues devote all their energy to - intruded less on the writing. But it's a great job with terrific people. I'm counting my blessings.

See you on the other side of Sandia!


  1. So you've always been a fantastic photographer. Not surprising. :)

  2. So sweet, Linda - but no, I just get good material!

  3. Me too, in fact I was just thinking that same thing last night, but reminded myself how truly blessed I was. Plus when I need inspiration I have the ocean five minutes away.


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