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Sketches: Behind the Chutes

Last fall I attended several local rodeos here in New Mexico: the Casper Baca Roughstock Rodeo Fall Series and the Bosque Farms Rodeo Association Fall Rodeo. Both rodeos allowed me up-close access, for which I am grateful. This kind of … Continue reading

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El Dia De Los Politicos

Each year, at the end of October and beginning of November, many of the Mexican influenced communities in the world celebrate “El Dia de los Muertos” – the Day of the Dead. It is, traditionally, a time for remembering those … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

It is Memorial Day here in the U.S. A day designated to the rememberance of those who have served in this country’s wars. It saddens me that so many men and women had to give their lives in defense of … Continue reading

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Sketches: Distress

Liam realizes his brother has claimed the last piece of watermelon.

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Sketches: Slow Burn

Each year Autumn makes its slow burn to winter. A wistful time. A transitional time. A time all of itself. Each person’s Autumn has its own timbre, its own scent. A last breath. Inevitable.

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When Comes the Rain

As you might imagine-with New Mexico being a desert and all-rain is scarce here. This year especially we received less than an inch during the first 6 months of the year. Drought? Perhaps. Desert life, mostly. We are fascinated with … Continue reading

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Sketches: Lexus

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Sketches: The Couple

 Some relationships are meant for a reason. Some relationships are meant for a season. And a few relationship – just a few – are meant for a lifetime.

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Sketches: Moments

Moments gained. Moments lost. A look. A gaze. A pause. A burst of energy. Life comes in stops and starts, flits. A breath, an exhale, a sigh. A smile. A frown. And the world turns around. Don’t blink. Here. Gone. … Continue reading

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Sketches: Lookout-Your Pictures Are Getting Dark

I guess my wife is paying attention. The title above is something she said to me recently. I guess she noticed. I have been playing with tones recently. I started last year as I decided to take a step backward … Continue reading

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