Tijeras NM Weather
Category Archives: Life in New Mexico
…that we've moved, and thus the little weather widget in the right-side column now reports from our new weather station location in Tijeras, NM. We're both really, really hoping this is the last relocation for a very long time.
Back when we were living in the Santa Cruz mountains of California, one winter there was a horrifically bad wind/rainstorm. Even from the house, we could hear loud crashes from down on our 10 acre plot of mixed oak, madrone, … Continue reading
Stephanie and I were out hiking the local Placitas NM hills today, mainly looking for signs of springtime growth — found interesting flowers, cactii just beginning to wake up. And while approaching the top of a low, rocky hilltop, I … Continue reading
Cleaning and vacuum-sealing 35 lbs of freshly roasted Hatch chiles while not wearing gloves is not a very smart thing to do. Thank the FSM for the Internet and the helpful advice for getting the capsaisin oils off of my … Continue reading
… are annoying and very painful. We've moved to a new house, pretty close to where we were. Very nice digs… but the provisio is the place was very nearly fully furnished, from when the owners were trying to sell … Continue reading
For anyone wondering what happened to the weather data over the last few days — well, the station was offline while we moved to a new house. Same general neighborhood, but a little higher and further east.
Saw a bobcat today, while looking at a prospective next house for us. Big 'un, looked right at me as he sauntered across the drive. Sorry, no pics, I didn't react fast enough. House is a possible, btw, although we're … Continue reading
Snow's all gone already, and over on the Sandias appears to have retreated to above the 8000' foot line. Had a really nice visit yesterday with my sister-in-law and her daughter, providing us the 1st chance of the season to … Continue reading
Got about 4 inches here in Placitas overnight. Very pretty out there. Glad we're not going ANYWHERE today.