New Mexico

  • New Mexico,  Travel & Places

    The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

    For some reason I’ve had the inspiration to finally look at some New Mexico photos from our trip last June! I want to start with our visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, which is a place I’ve wanted to go to since forever. My first introduction to O’Keeffe’s work was in my 6th grade art class back in the spring of 1992 and I’ve been smitten ever since! I *may* have seen her work before at the Kimbell in Fort Worth a long time ago but I don’t recall it so the first time I actually recall seeing her work in person was about four or five years ago at…

  • Art,  Creative,  New Mexico,  Travel & Places

    Art with Hummingbirds

    While in New Mexico I had hopes to spend more time working on some sketchbook art, primarily my perpetual nature journal that I started in early September last year. I’m several months behind because I sunk into a pit of not doing anything in May so I’ve been continuously working to get back on top of things. A perpetual nature journal is one that has some flexibility but ideally you are using one page or set of pages to chronicle something in nature for a certain time period on every year until that page is full. Mine is set up weekly, though the weeks will slide a bit as they…

  • New Mexico,  Travel & Places

    Skylight Dreams

    As the heat ramps up again here in Texas (we had a brief respite of lower 90s on Friday after some rain), I dream a bit about the cabin in New Mexico that Chris and I stayed at last month. Being able to open the skylight to let fresh mountain air into the cabin was delightful. You can see a bit of the bookcase over on the other wall (and I’ll share more of it soon) which made the idea of reading in bed with the skylight open and an accessible library all day a rather wonderful activity to ponder and make a little of it happen. In an alternate…