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A Winter Climb to William’s Lake–Part 1

A Winter Climb to William’s Lake–Part 1

March 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A week ago we were up at the Taos Ski Valley watching the very impressive Salomon Freeride Championships. While we were there, we had checked out the trail to Williams Lake, one of our summer favorites, and saw that it was snowshoe tracked. We came home and ordered snowshoes for our northern New Mexico home […]

A Lookout in Winter

A Lookout in Winter

January 20, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Several months back, I wrote a post about a hike we took on the Devisadero Trail near Taos, NM. Devisadero means “lookout” and the trail was originally used by Taos Pueblo Indians to keep lookout for Apaches coming to attack the pueblo from down the canyon. Quite a romantic and historic past. At the top […]

Hiking the Picuris Peak Trail

Hiking the Picuris Peak Trail

January 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

…AKA a pleasant memory after a trying time. This past July, Terry and Ryan drove the remainder of our belongings and our camper from Wisconsin to New Mexico to join me in our new home, as I waited up all night, anxious for their safe arrival. Once they settled in, we decided that the best […]

How Do You Top Off a Day at the Spa?

How Do You Top Off a Day at the Spa?

October 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With a gourmet meal, of course! As a follow up to my recent posts on Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort in New Mexico (see posts from 9/02/2012 and 9/09/2012), I must add that we returned on my birthday to again enjoy “soaking our bones” in their delicious waters as I was given free admittance that […]