Tumbleweed Crossing is about living on the desert west of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Spring Trip to Jemez
while up in the Jemez Mountains yesterday we saw this rock squirrel and his mate chasing each other round and round a large rock. He moved and blurred each photo I took just a bit except the one where one of them though it was hid under the rock. At least I got his pic but the chipmunks and tassel ear squirrel moved even faster
The Oregon grape (and it is not really a grape more like a holly) was the only thing I saw that was blooming and it wasn't quite all the way open. I saw more of these blooming than I have seen in many years. They don't get very big here in New Mexico like the do in Oregon and like the tame plants you can buy in the nurseries.
Retirement has finally come and I find myself living on a small property on the New Mexico desert. I live with my husband and my pets that include 4 cats, 2 dogs, 2 horses, and 2 ponies. Most of our pets were in need of a good home when I took them in. I like to raise flowers, and houseplants, and I try to garden but it can be difficult here on this sand dune. I sometimes attempt to write fiction and nonfiction stories. I love to take photos and share them. I enjoy watching the sun rise in the morning and the moon rise in the evening, and love watching nature. I am an avid reader of fiction books with westerns and mysteries being my favorites.