Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ode to the American Southwest

by Jenell Scherbel Stitched together, the Four Corners weave an earth blanket of ochre, gold and reds dressed in deep blue-green shot through with streaks of chartreuse and yellow softened by sage smoke and pine-cone browns and juniper green-gold, adorned … Continue reading

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Reading on the Road

I haven’t entirely lost my taste for reading matter during travels, though it’s definitely taken a back seat.  At Carole’s, I read one New Yorker story set in London, with inklings of Spanish and Moroccan settings—a  simple commoner’s love story … Continue reading

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A Walk with Jonah

While his parents visited with Carole and helped her install a new window to the “outdoor room,” Jonah and I walked down the hill, along with a neighbor dog that had recently adopted us. We wound through a path among … Continue reading

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“The Dome”

is truly a unique structure. Named for the central circular structure, it’s topped with a dome “hat” outside, painted green. Inside, the central skylight is surrounded by a rainbow wash mural that covers the living area. The inside mural was … Continue reading

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Tres Orejas at The Rio Grande River Gorge

Painting by Cedar18 on Flikr.com I’ve been out at Carole’s home, affectionately and descriptively known as “The Dome,” since Monday, located across the Rio Grande River Gorge. Carole’s friend Michael had clients interested in things architectural scheduled for a Monday … Continue reading

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The Lama Foundation

View of the Lama Foundation From the foundation website: “The Lama Foundation is one of the oldest Intentional Communities in America. It was founded as a place where high-level teachers could offer teachings in America, and evolved into a summer … Continue reading

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Carson National Forest

For the weekend, we drive up to Carole’s friend Mike’s house up in the Carson National Forest north of Taos past Arroyo Seco. Mike is an architect whose house, which he designed and built, is situated on a hillside for … Continue reading

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