Tag Archives: Alamogordo

Visitors, Southwest

Travel doesn’t come too often for a working fellow rooted among the eastern rivertops, but when it’s offered, I’m reminded how a fly-fisherman, like any other person who resembles an ordinary human being, is just passing through this life. I … Continue reading

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Dry Blue

[preparing for an August visit to New Mexico, when weather conditions may be favorable, a fly-fisher looks back at the drought…] Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?– Aldo Leopold Dry Blue is both … Continue reading

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Desert Willow/ Mountain View

1. A Milestone With post #100, Rivertop Rambles reaches a milestone of sorts. Looking back at more than nine months of blogging so far, I can say that it’s been fun and I look forward to the next 100 posts (knock … Continue reading

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Dog Canyon Hike

Several years ago my son and I began a summer hike near Alamogordo, New Mexico. It was my second hike on the Dog Canyon National Historic Trail beginning at the foot of the Sacramento Mountains. Our plan was to climb … Continue reading

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