By the time you read this we will have finished our two-day drive to Santa Fe --where we'll live for the next two months. This will be the fourth year we've done the fall in Santa Fe and for some reason, I've been asked a ton of questions about it. So let me give you the FAQ or Frequently Asked . . .
What do you do in Santa Fe for all those weeks? Someone asked me that not too long ago, and I was astounded. Same with the comment "I didn't find more than a day or two's worth of things to do in Santa Fe --how can you stay a month?" Were they serious? I've been to Santa Fe maybe eight or nine . . .
Every Saturday in Santa Fe I woke up early and excited because it was Farmers Market day. Between the incredible produce, of which we purchased liberal quantities and enjoyed every bite, the wide-range of shops selling shawls, cards and coffee, books, aprons, socks and I could go on, well, Santa Fe . . .
As our trip draws to a close I'm considering what I'll remember most. It's the light. The light is what drew Georgia O'Keefe to this part of New Mexico and it's what makes the place so magical. We were lucky enough to have pretty good weather the entire month: not too hot, not too cold, with a few . . .
It's the Santa Fe colors that I'll remember when I leave here. How beautiful the deep red ristras are, and how omnipresent. The sun shone on this Raku piece early in my trip and I had to bring it home. I loved this. At Tesuque. This gorgeous creation was blown through... ...a process like . . .
We were at the famous mountain spa 10,000 Waves in Santa Fe for massage and outdoor tubbing. "Meet you at the tub," girlfriend called out as she pointed me toward the ladies' room. "Oh, by the way, those are smart toilets." Smart toilets? I thought. I knew what a smart phone was, but not a smart . . .
The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts on the plaza in Santa Fe is always one of the most interesting things on my to-do list. Come along and see some of the provocative contemporary Native American arts on display, work that has a clear point of view, one that might make you a little . . .
We're here for a month and have been busy enjoying ourselves, which is why I haven't been blogging about it. "In the moment" is an experience that seems hard to come by with all our online distractions. But that was my goal for this month and so far, so good. "Is there really a month's worth of . . .
This is how I begin my mornings in Santa Fe and here's why: I must have my morning coffee. But one morning we decided to head out to the fabulous Santa Fe Farmers Market. It's one of the most amazing markets I've been to, and that's saying something, because my hometown of Rochester, NY has a . . .
We started planning this a year ago, and finally, the day has come: we're on our way today to Santa Fe, NM, where we'll spend the entire month of October. Fall in Santa Fe is spectacular and we can't wait to arrive. And yes, someone is watching our home. We've packed up the Starship Enterprise for . . .