Smoke in the Air

Sweet peas from the garden

People are really into their gardens here, and by “garden” I mean what I would call a “yard”. I figured out this wordplay recently. To me, a garden is a part of your yard where you grow flowers or vegetables, but here “garden” means the area surrounding your house and “yard” is a measurement. This is just one of the verbal mistakes that I make here on a daily basis. I am at that point … Continue reading Smoke in the Air

Santa Fe – A Beautiful Obsession

Santa Fe in spring

My first blog post in almost three months. Why? Because we moved. And moving is not as easy as it used to be. After nearly 20 years living in Santa Fe, we put the cat in the 4Runner, everything else in a moving van, put a “For Sale” sign in front of the house, said goodbye to the Sangre de Cristo mountains and drove 400 miles north to Boulder Colorado. Still living in the Rocky … Continue reading Santa Fe – A Beautiful Obsession