Adventure: New Mexico Training

I’m a cycling God. You should know this by now. I’m lying. Average at best. Today was fun because I was unprepared. Now, a temperature of 39 might be balmy to you but not to me. I had no gloves … Read More

Creative: Santa Fe Postcards

Last week someone wrote a post about a brand using someone’s Instagram image, reposting, then baulking at paying when the artist who create the image went asking. Frankly, it’s a pathetic story but all too real in the photography “business” … Read More

Adventure: Santa Fe Baldy Hike

PHOTO: JUSTIN from AUSTIN (marmot whisperer and finder of the lake) Eight hours, 3700+ feet of elevation gain, one ankle rollover with near fall(I saved it.), 12,600 top elevation with a whopping 2.4mph average speed. Now, does anyone know where … Read More

Dispatches: Steve Reisch

Creating a Dispatch with photographer Steve Reisch was a somewhat last minute score.(I just realized something is wrong with my mic….but Steve sounds fine.I’ve had several XLR cables go bad recently.) Steve had an opening at the Center for Contemporary … Read More

Creative: Art, Oppression, & Activism

Just a quick post here about a few people and places you should know about. Was able to attend a lecture at Santa Fe College of Art and Design. The lecture was about Art, Oppression, & Activism and was put … Read More

Adventure: Santa Fe Hikes

I actually did this climb several times over the past week. Close to town, steep, good trail, great views. I’ve run this before as well, but now that I’m old and sick like the soon-to-be-eaten wildabeast stumbling near the edge … Read More

Read: American Ghost

What’s not to like? Family history, New Mexico, and yes, a ghost. Several actually. And ghost hunters, trackers, talkers, etc. This book hits home for me as the history of the story is very much tied to the state of … Read More

Adventure: New Mexico Earth

I stayed with a friend on this last trip. Up at 5AM everyday to get on the bike. Back by 8:30 which is 7:30 CA time, so an hour to eat, shower and get ready for the Blurb battle. Late … Read More

Adventure: Santa Fe Baldy

Sunrise. The parking lot. Four of us. Friends, some old, some new. Woodsmoke, pack and unpack. Balancing water supply with the unknown. A blister already there, but lace up tight and hope for the best. From 10,000 feet to 12,600. … Read More

Adventure: Santa Fe Life

Just a taste of what my life in Santa Fe is like. Early morning rides everyday. Hikes. Nothing too huge but all at elevation. Gearing up for a few more epic rides/hikes this coming weekend. Will share those once they … Read More

Read: The Info Mesa

I normally run about ten years behind, so reading this book solidified this reality. Turns out the place I call home, at least part-time, is a tech uber-hub. Data, tech, science, running at fever pitch levels on the mesa. This … Read More

Dispatches: Cyndi Conn

Cyndi Conn is my neighbor. Besides holding this truly remarkable title she also dabbles in art and creativity on a global scale. She works with an organization called “Creative Santa Fe,” and her official incident report reads like this….Cyndi Conn, … Read More

Dispatches: Larry Fodor

Lawrence Fodor is a Santa Fe based contemporary art painter. Larry is also one of the most inspirational people I’ve ever been around. He is SO knowledgable, but he speaks to the uninitiated with a true sense of sharing and … Read More

Dispatches: Munson Hunt

Santa Fe based artist Munson Hunt uses ink,paper, coffee, wood and fire-amongst many other things- to create larger than life sculptors and works on paper. She keeps bees, climbs mountains, makes work and transforms those around her by just doing … Read More