Archive for October 4th, 2010

Goin’ South–A female tale from the desert of the Southwest USA Pt.7

My cow buddies…and here I thought there was at least 100 animals braying all night and I discover when it was light out, that there were only 8 or so babies. Poor guys!! If you note, there is a beefalo among them. I was told that National Geographic did a story on this little guy, because they have a difficult time mixing the two breeds but this one was found in the wild with his cow mama. Hmmmm

The “RedBull”

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Goin’ South–A female tale from the desert of the Southwest USA Pt.6

Adventure took shape from my childhood dreams about aliens and space monsters, space ships and space travel. I discovered only a few miles from TorC lay VLA or Very Large Array, a radio astronomy observatory located on the Plains of San Augustin, between the towns of Magdalena and Datil, The movie Contact, with Jody Foster was filmed here and I was enamored by the towers then and here suddenly was the opportunity for me to see the array in real time. I had to go and was NOT disappointed. It’s really crazy sitting out here in the middle of nowhere, but after viewing a short educational film I was able to walk among the arrey and shoot a few shots. Not only was it good for my curiosity, but for my health too as I walked off the delicious lemon pie I had just eaten the town of Magdelena.

Magdelena–awesome Lemon pie with fresh whipped cream!!

Old building in Magdelena that looks to have had some remodeling.

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