No One Passes

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We took a tiny road at the turn because of the sign that said Historical Missions. We spotted the church tower easily but had to drive past it for a while to find a place to turn around: the already-narrow road was down to one lane from a recent snow.

On our way back, we saw about a dozen identical black and white cats eating from a metal bowl on a porch. We drove within a couple of feet of them; only one glanced up at us, flicked its tail, and turned back to dinner. We were of no importance.

The church, when we eventually did get there, was snowbound, and I was happy to be able to see what it looked like with no one having been there recently. The sign out front said the church was built in 1764, a reminder of just how long there’ve been European settlers in this part of New Mexico.

(On an unrelated note, today ends my 7th year of daily blogging. What started as a whim – on Blogspot! – has turned into so much more than I could have even imagined when I started. Thanks to everyone for the follows, likes, comments. And most of all, for the friendships that’ve come my way. Who even knew that was a possibility?! Here’s to an other seven, or so, years!)

Truchas, New Mexico
photographed 12.24.2015

Posted on December 31, 2015, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 19 Comments.

  1. Congratulations on 7 years. Quite an achievement, especially when you consider the consistently high quality of images

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  2. Good start for a new year…

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  3. Beautiful peaceful way to end the year with this pristine image. Happy 2016!

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  4. Blog spot – uhg! Congrats on your seven years.

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  5. I love the starkness of this image and the unusual patterning on the church building – I wonder why that is there.

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  6. Congratulations on 7 years, it’s a huge achievement. Especially given that you have more than one blog running at the same time.

    I really like this shot too, and those traces of repairs add interest.

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