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Sunday, February 17, 2008 - Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

Sunrise, Rockhound Stake Park, Deming, New Mexico, February 16, 2008
Sunrise, Rockhound State Park, Deming, New Mexico, February 16, 2008

Sunrise at Rockhound State Park

Rockhound State Park backs up against a ridge on the north side of this little valley and overlooks the mountainside to its south. The early morning light playing off that mountain ridge and the clouds it precipitates from the cool moisture passing by on the prevailing winds is endlessly fascinating.

And drop dead gorgeous. What a glorious view to wake up to.

Night camp

Site 28 - Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

Our Past is Written Deep

We do not destroy this past of ours; it is indestructible. We carry it with us; its record is written deep in our lives. We only refuse to acknowledge it as our true past and try to make it an alien thing - something that did not happen to our real selves.... But this unremembered past endures.... Our buried past is mighty; the ghosts of our father and of the selves that we have been haunt our days and nights though we refuse to acknowledge their presence.