New Mexico 2011


We rolled east across the continental divide........right, doesn't it look like one imagines? Not here.
We rolled east across the continental divide........right, doesn't it look like one imagines? Not here.
Our first stop, Deming NM and a dust storm! Our view from my window.....see the moutain out there? We just waited for it to pass....6 hours of wait.
Our first stop, Deming NM and a dust storm! Our view from my window.....see the moutain out there? We just waited for it to pass....6 hours of wait.
It did pass by sunset but still lots of dust in the air.
It did pass by sunset but still lots of dust in the air.
There is that mountain! The next morning we could see again and the wind calmed down... No more rocking and rolling.
There is that mountain! The next morning we could see again and the wind calmed down... No more rocking and rolling.
A green polka dotted rock? Really.
A green polka dotted rock? Really.
Our destination was Las Cruces Habitat for Humanity.
Our destination was Las Cruces Habitat for Humanity.
HFH Las Cruces
HFH Las Cruces
We helped finish off this year's 6 houses.
We helped finish off this year's 6 houses.
Here I am working on one of many doors. 6 houses have LOTS of doors.
Here I am working on one of many doors. 6 houses have LOTS of doors.
Dick hanging doors.
Dick hanging doors.
Dick resting after a day of lots of doors.
Dick resting after a day of lots of doors.
Warren, Mike and Dick showing off their new shirts.
Warren, Mike and Dick showing off their new shirts.
HFH Las Cruces.......new land for 20 houses. Maybe we will have to come back to help here.
HFH Las Cruces.......new land for 20 houses. Maybe we will have to come back to help here.
A hike out to Dripping Springs
A hike out to Dripping Springs
House shopping?
House shopping?
Might need a little upkeep.
Might need a little upkeep.
Pecan trees.....they flood the fields. Not sure how often. Maybe only the spring?
Pecan trees.....they flood the fields. Not sure how often. Maybe only the spring?
Oh dear.......more wind. There are mountains out there again. Time to go find less wind.
Oh dear.......more wind. There are mountains out there again. Time to go find less wind.
We thought we found the magic place. Sitting right on the banks of the Colorado River, Parker AZ. Ah but the next day the wind found us!
We thought we found the magic place. Sitting right on the banks of the Colorado River, Parker AZ. Ah but the next day the wind found us!
Finally a morning of quiet. So quiet i could see the reflections in the water.
Finally a morning of quiet. So quiet i could see the reflections in the water.
Not even any boats. A place to visit again. Warmer water and an inner tube would be nice. 62 degree water.......I was tempted but didn't do it. Brrrrr
Not even any boats. A place to visit again. Warmer water and an inner tube would be nice. 62 degree water.......I was tempted but didn't do it. Brrrrr
Neighbor Nancy.
Neighbor Nancy.