Coyote Morning

coyote morning in the orilla verde recreation area taos NMCoyote stalking prey moving through the lava rocks, sage and cholla cactus early one morning in the Orilla Verde Recreation Area, Pilar, New Mexico. It paused numerous times to briefly acknowledge our presence, loped off, and continued its foraging between rocks and sage only to perch on another rock with a good vantage point and make eye contact again. Moving adeptly, confidently, over the unstable terrain the coyote swiftly gained ground and left us watchers in its wake as it crossed the road ahead and vanished in to the red willows along the Rio Grande.

1958 Ford Fairlane

1958 ford fairlane“1958 Ford Fairlane, Taos, NM” I’ve been rummaging through old files lately and I’ve enjoyed finding images from the first few years when I began using a digital camera. I posted another image of this car in 2005. It’s moved around from time to time. When I posted the original image I got this response from a viewer.
“I believe what we see here is a Canadian version, as the trim, while similar to the American car,
differs ever so slightly. Do you think they borrowed that rear quarter applique for use on the ’62 Thunderbird?!?”
Thanks for looking. G