i am not one of those people that takes pictures of mcdonald’s around the world. *shudder* however, this prayerful ronald mcdonald was a bit too much to pass up on the thai island of koh samui. is it just me or is the serene look on his face just a little freaky?
here, in county clare, where a rainbow meets doonagore castle flanked by emerald green, it takes little imagination to envision a leprechaun hording his pot of goodies just below.
snapped just north of the cliffs of moher, with ballyvara and coogyulla beyond.
this seems to be becoming a theme, in my blogging and in my life, this trying to understand the place i came from and the place i am: new mexico. i think, somehow, posting photos as if i am a tourist in my own state seems to help me work through my issues with being back here, after so long and so many resolutions never to return.
in fact, i am enjoying it.
so here’s your travel tuesday photo blog. a selection of a few snapshots that capture what i think of as “new mexicana” – the unique essence of this place that i fear may be dying. let’s keep it alive, at least in photos. Continue reading “traveltuesday photoblog: new mexicana”
with winter in full swing, i would like to look back fondly on my favorite time of year: autumn. in october, bill and i, along with my mom and stepdad, took a little day trip to taos, new mexico. along the way, we stopped at roadside harvest stands and bought ripened red chile and admired the perfect round pumpkins. Continue reading “traveltuesday photoblog: autumn in NM”