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Cemetery Shapes

The three crosses are all different, but all of them are reaching toward the New Mexico sky from their spots in the weedy cemetery.

Chimayó, New Mexico
photographed 3.24.2015

A sense of abandonment

There is a lot going on here, and not one thing indicates anything but more destruction for this old place.

Chimayó, New Mexico
photographed 3.24.2015

The Offering Shoes

Faith: a small tableau.

El Santuario de Chimayó
Chimayó, New Mexico
photographed 5.27.2018

Left in Hopes

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Because of its reputation as a healing site, many of the faithful visit the church at Chimayó. The churchyard has many small shrines, each one festooned with items that have been left in hope of a miracle.

El Santuario de Chimayó
Chimayó, New Mexico

How saints stay warm

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Of course they’d need a warm scarf to ward off the cold. I just never thought about it before.

Chimayó, New Mexico
photographed 3.24.2015

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