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
Going through some photos on my camera I found the ones from the snow storm just before Christmas. The snow is old and dirty now, but didn’t it look beautiful when it arrived! Here is Buddy walking the paths that Steve shoveled. It is so cold today that I spent part of the afternoon looking at vacation rentals in Hawaii.
The view from my office window on a cold almost-winter day in Santa Fe. We have the world’s smallest office (two of us in our second bedroom) and one small window that neither of us looks at from our desk, but when we looked out tonight, this is what we saw. The setting sun glowing on the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountains and the remaining snow in the yard.
Summer didn’t just end, it dropped off a cliff – or so it seems. Last week was perfect fall weather – temps in the low 70s, sunny days, the Aspens up in the mountains are gold. We had snow on the mountains the week before. We drove up the Santa Fe Ski Hill on Thursday and took the chairlift up for the view. We have ridden dozens of chairlifts and gondolas in Switzerland, but had … Continue reading
The September issue of the Southwest edition of Sunset Magazine (New Mexico and Arizona) has a short interview with me about traveling in Santa Fe and the Southwest. Sunset Magazine, Southwest Insider Tips, “Ask the Expert – Pauline Kenny”, by Jennica Peterson, photo by Jen Judge. “The founder of slowtrav.com shares her slow travel tips to help you enjoy towns like Ouray and Santa Fe.” See the article Read more online – Ask the Experts. … Continue reading