Mouse Trap?

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Found along the trail: This tiny trap is approximately 2 inches wide, with a horizontal ladder!

 

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A scary emergency visit to Lovelace Hospital for Tom. In on Wednesday night, and out on Friday afternoon.

Sandia Mountain

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Today we drove across town, up Sandia Mountain, and stopped into this little café for cappuccino.

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Goodbye, Wonderful Toyota

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That’s Ruby and her dad over there on the right. Ruby is the proud new owner of our bright red Yaris.

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Proofs!

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In the mail today: Proofs for What Riley Wore, written by the brilliant Elana K. Arnold and illustrated by Yours Truly.

Snow

The “ditch” trail

The “ditch” trail

The Rio Grande Nature Center

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The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is two blocks from our house. We walked 4.7 miles today according to my phone.

Whose House Is This?

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Open House tomorrow, Sunday, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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photos by Steph Dewey

The Levee Trail

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Today we discovered that if we walk along the ditch trail to Montaño Rd and take a left, we can hike back home along the levee. 5:59 pm / 40°.

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5:40 pm Walking home along the ditch

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5:33 pm. Walking along the irrigation ditch

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When the delivery guy walked in with the second chair, he had a look of shock on his face. “Are these chairs all supposed to be different colors?” And below, our new IKEA couch halfway put together. The back cushions are on the floor in the other room undergoing their 72-hour decompression.

p.s. It snowed today!

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Cloudy in Albuquerque

The weather report said CLOUDY ALL DAY. I looked out my front door and this is what I saw:

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4:31 pm. One of my favorite new walking trails. It runs for miles along the irrigation ditch behind our house.

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5:31 pm. Almost back home.

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