Saturday, November 29, 2008

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Red Chili Peppers

In Albuquerque they use lots of red chili peppers in cooking, but also for decorations.
They are strung together in a ristra ( the Spanish word for "string" ) or made into a wreath.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Papel Picado

Papel picado ("perforated paper") is the Mexican art of paper cutting into elaborate designs. They are commonly displayed for Easter, Christmas and the Day of the Dead. These photos were taken in Albuquerque's historic Old Town section.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

What a Nose

Could this be a "Pinocchio" fish?

Albuquerque Aquarium

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Monday, November 10, 2008

Southwest Adventure

The escapades of William's bear during his visit to the southwest.

Click on slideshow to go to the Picasa website for an enlarged version with captions.

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Annaka Builds a Rabbit

at the Build-a-Bear store.


Picking out a heart

Stuffing station

Fluffing station

Picking out clothes

Dressing table

Naming her rabbit, Lily,
and creating a birth certificate

All boxed and ready to take home

Friday, November 07, 2008

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Canyonlands National Park

It was an overcast day but the views were still spectacular.

Monday, November 03, 2008

Sunday, November 02, 2008