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One Crazy Weekend…or a Labor of Love?

One Crazy Weekend…or a Labor of Love?

September 12, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

A few weeks back Terry and I were talking about how we wanted to spend the upcoming Labor Day Holiday weekend. Fresh out of ideas, I turned to him for a suggestion. “Well, we could hike Wheeler Peak the long way.” He was talking about the 16 mile round trip hike that took us over […]

A Walk in the Sage…

A Walk in the Sage…

August 29, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Looking for a hike close to Taos one recent day, we recalled a trailhead we had seen while driving down State Highway 68, heading for Santa Fe, that seemed to be just minutes from our home. We headed out in a southerly direction on 68 and, though it too more like15-20 minutes to reach, we […]

A Hike Not to Be Repeated–Part 2

A Hike Not to Be Repeated–Part 2

August 15, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

In my last post, I began with a description of a less-than-pleasant (read seemingly endless!) hike up Long Canyon Trail in the Taos Ski Valley, NM. When we finally reached the beautiful meadow in which we would join the Gold Hill Trail, after two and a half hours of hiking, we had already decided that […]

A Hike Not to Be Repeated–Part 1

A Hike Not to Be Repeated–Part 1

August 12, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

In the mood for a hike one hot summer day in the vicinity of Taos, NM, we decided to head up to the Taos Ski Valley to see what we could find. We had already done the hike to Williams Lake twice in the past two months, so were looking for something a bit different. […]

Taos’ Unique Farmer’s Market

Taos’ Unique Farmer’s Market

July 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When camping in the southwest, if you have occasion to find yourself in the vicinity of Taos, NM any Saturday morning during the summer months, give yourself the treat of attending the Taos Farmer’s Market. It takes place in the parking lot of the Taos Town Hall, just a block from the Plaza from 8 […]