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Saturday, January 8, 2011 - LoW-HI RV Ranch, Deming NM

Moon on a Stick, Sunrise, Bosque Birdwatchers RV Park, San Antonio NM, January 30, 2010
Moon on a Stick, Sunrise, Bosque Birdwatchers RV Park, San Antonio NM, January 30, 2010

If I stand right .... here ....

And hold my camera just .... so .... the moon looks like a lollypop on a stick. How cool is that?

I stumbled on a series of pictures I took of this moonset while looking through my Bosque pictures for some more birds to put up here. I just couldn't resist playing with it. It reminded me of a series of moonset pictures I posted on an earlier version of this website way back in January 2001 , almost exactly ten years ago to the day.

Wow, ten years ago seems like ancient history now - there's been so so much water over the dam since then. I don't think the idea I might someday retire and bop around in an old RV had even occurred to me ten years ago.

Night camp

Site 8 - LoW-HI RV Ranch, Deming NM

Sell Them Down the River

Brown had in his camp a fine-looking Negro, who said he had run away from his master in Platte County, Missouri, because the man was going to sell him and his wife to a dealer who would take them south to the Louisiana sugar plantations. The average Missouri Negro looked upon being sold south as one or two degrees worse than being sent straight to hell. This viewpoint was fostered by the masters, who always threatened, when things went wrong, to sell them down the river. ...

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