landscape

A Tale in Blue

More bluebonnets! Yes…I guess by now you know I love them. My favorite underpainting for bluebonnets is yellow, because it gives such a sunny feeling even if the underpainting is covered up. They smell like heaven. This year with such a bumper crop, our whole county smelled like heaven. I loved opening my front door…

Virga over the Pecos

I’ve always been fascinated–and somewhat frustrated–by the phenomenon of virga. Because there could be so much MORE water if it just made it to the ground! Living in New Mexico, we saw it a lot though. Virga is when you can see that it’s raining but the rain doesn’t reach the ground. Generally it’s an…