All-Natural Hot Springs

If you need to relax and experience some calm then how about going for a soak in the wilderness? New Mexico is blessed with some of the finest hot springs to be found anywhere. There are beautiful springs that can be reached at the end of a long hike in the wilderness, or even some … Read more

Fall 2021 Design Trends

Curious what the design trends for right now are? How about trying a nature-inspired makeover, or indulging in the bold shade of mustard yellow, or adding punch with statement-making mirrors? Here are 8 trends to consider to transform your home: https://www.realtor.com/advice/home-improvement/fall-2021-design-trends-and-how-to-get-the-looks/?fbclid=IwAR1AHq6UCeQzMPRUEPq2VwsPQK4epOl77kJMJBK_mncP1oXX5u8OyTewoMw&CID=SOC_FACEBOOK_Realtor.com_Social

PHOTO: Colors on the Rio Grande by Geraint Smith

This capture of fall colors reflected in the Rio Grande perfectly exemplifies the visual experience of Northern New Mexico: dramatic, stunning, and gorgeous. Image by Geraint Smith. www.geraintsmith.com

Visiting the Randall Davey Audubon Center

In my favorite park/outdoor space series, the Randall Davey Audubon Center is a gem to visit. Located in town at the end of Upper Canyon Trail, the Center includes 135 aces of beautiful scenery bordered by National Forest and Santa Fe River Watershed land. It boasts 190 species of birds that can be seen on … Read more

Galisteo Studio Tour – October 16th & 17th

The Galisteo Studio Art Tour is a wonderful way to revel in the tail end of autumn before the snow flurries fly. Open this weekend from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, enjoy the beautiful landscape as you drive from one artist’s studio to the next. Offerings include photography, paintings, pottery, ceramic art, jewelry and more. … Read more

PHOTO: Clearing Storm at Sunset by Ed MacKerrow

Do the cloudscapes and the sublime light of Northern New Mexico ever get old? No. They are gasp-worthy each and every time I am lucky enough to catch them! Image by Ed MacKerrow. InLightofNature.com

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In 2016, the Governing Body of the City of Santa Fe passed a historic Resolution to establish the second Monday of October annually as Indigenous Peoples Day in recognition of the 23 tribes who’ve called this place home long before Columbus arrived. Santa Fe is proud to embrace the profound contributions that its first peoples … Read more

Santa Fe Studio Tour

It’s time for the 2021 Santa Fe Studio Tour! This weekend and next weekend, local artists will open their studios to the public.  This free event is an unique opportunity to see the artists’ latest work and their working environments.  Many artists will be demonstrating their techniques and all will have art for sale. October … Read more

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Attention Film Lovers! It’s that time of year again! The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival begins next Wednesday, October 13th. Celebrating it’s 13th year, The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival advances independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema and brings 5 days of excellence in film-making to our inclusive and diverse community. Running October 13 – … Read more

PHOTO: Very Large Array by Richter MachThunder

You might recognize the Very Large Array from the 1997 film “Contact” with Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey. This capture of the twenty-eight 230-ton working antennas set against purple mountains and the gorgeous sunset sky is breath-taking. Image by Richter MachThunder. Click here for more info