Category Archives: Nature

A Walk to the Overlook: In Remembrance of Dorothy Hoard

Date: March 29, 2014 Categories: Nature Comments: No Comments Share:

My friend of 45 years, Dorothy Hoard, recently passed away.  Before her death, we used to teach classes and lead hikes together.  As part of my friend’s Celebration of Life a walk to Tyuonyi Overlook was offered.  For those that could not do the hike, here are some of the pictures and discussion about plants of the area.   (Click here for [...]

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Spring Has Sprung: Spring Flowers of the Jemez Mountains

Date: March 8, 2014 Categories: Nature Comments: No Comments Share:

In New Mexico, the month of March feels like spring. People begin to walk around in short sleeve shirts. Daffodils and crocus begin to bloom in gardens. The day lengthens and the sun warms the earth. Like a garden, the whole world begins to burst forth with new life. As we walk in the canyons, one of first signs spring is finding male catkins [...]

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