Create: Journal Entry, Found Paints

There was this sale. It was an estate of some sort. A family member no longer. The other members sifting through the pieces, filing paperwork, and attempting to make sense of a future missing a piece. Articles of belonging, faith, … Read More

Create: Learning a New Lens

Great photography is NOT about great photography equipment. Sure, equipment can assist and it does make a difference what platform you choose. Think about 35mm, 120mm, 4×5, 8×10, or any flavor of digital and you have a virtual buffet of … Read More

BikeLife: Maintenance

When I was younger I never fully grasped the idea of maintenance workouts. I was unruly. “Maintenance?” “You dusty old coots, what the heck are you talking about?” Well, let the fifty-one-year-old version of me explain. At fifty-one, my body … Read More

Adventure: Los Alamos Highs and Lows

I like the Los Alamos area. Have since I was an assistant on a ten-day job inside the Los Alamos National Laboratory back in the mid-1990s. Less than an hour from Santa Fe and fewer people as well. I posted … Read More

Adventure: Out and About

It’s been a good few weeks, but limited none the less. We are doing our best to maintain a very manageable level of adventure while C19 continues to ravage the country. New Mexico cases are on the rise, as they … Read More

BikeLife: Seasonal Upswing

I would classify the Santa Fe Ski Basin as a classic area ride. I remember the first time I did this ride, back on my Trek 520 with front and rear racks and bar-end shifters. I’ve subsequently done this ride … Read More

BikeLife: Episode 008

Vortex of slateA push from CortezA pull from the thirst ofThe great aridnessColliders, once, these great beastsWe hope for them yet knowControl is just beyond us, alwaysRhythmic breathing and the cadenceOf thought when left aloneThese are the power spotsMoments unadorned … Read More

Adventure: Cruel Little Things

Oh, what we see when we encounter nature. Little windows into the harshness of the wild. The food chain, the dashed hopes of the concerned. I was tipped off to this little episode by the frantic sounds of a songbird. … Read More

Adventure: On the Fly

I know what you are thinking. “Milnor, where is all the 8k, “cinematic” streaming video of this little adventure?” Oh, just know it’s coming. It’s being color corrected in a secret lab near Sacramento. The bokeh is being copyrighted as … Read More

Adventure: Exposure and Sweat

I have an admission to make. I love watching bike touring videos. The more remote the better. The people who are riding from Patagonia to Alaska or some other voyage that to most people seem crazy, unrealistic, dangerous, or impossible. … Read More

Adventure: Little Victories

My brother calls. “….a ride, up north, September.” Ya, okay, got it. I know of this. “It’s a hundred miles but the first seventy-five is what counts.” Okay, got it. “We might do such and such a ride, and such … Read More

Adventure: Latest Fun

Just finished responding to a YouTube comment. I wrote that I spent far too much of my life doing nothing other than photography. Far too much. I left behind so much of who I was, and after a twenty-five-year hiatus, … Read More

Adventure: Man Down

Or maybe it’s woman down? How does one tell? No idea. As I mentioned in my recent film, I’m back on the bike. After coming to a full understanding of just how badly we botched the virus response I realized … Read More

Adventure: BikeLife Episode 007

Well, I had to rethink my pandemic cycling strategy. I’m back on the bike. With my history of respiratory issues, keeping in shape is essential. I wanted to provide a short take on how I’m riding, what I’m riding and … Read More

Adventure: Cycle of Life

Paco and Juanita are parents. Maybe they aren’t first-time parents but they now have a new batch of little ones to take care of. And at the same time, there was a death in the family. My best guess, impact … Read More

Adventure: Precious Seconds

Not entirely how sure how many times I’ve seen rainbows. From second grade through high school our family dabbled in Wyoming wherefrom about June to September you had rainbows nearly every day. Sometimes doubles. Sometimes triples. The physics are nothing … Read More

Adventure: Fly bye bye

Looking up. Who knew. Buzz the tower. Turns out there is a Hell of a lot of winged creatures above my house and many are of the metal, not feather. When this pandemic hit I figured it would be bye-bye … Read More