Tag Archives: Chihuahuan Desert

Water That Binds

The night rain spreads across the sand and binds the billions of particles for a light impression of foot and claw. The kit fox emerges, and the jack rabbit, and the great horned owl. The darkling beetle wakes with the … Continue reading

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Call of the Wild, Dog Canyon

The route to Dog Canyon, south of Alamogordo, NM, took me past squatter huts and broken trailers, giving balance to my earlier views of rich adobe-style homes along the edge of desert cities. At 7 a.m., again a bit late for … Continue reading

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