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The burning of Zozobra 2011

Last Thursday I attended my first burning of Zozobra – Old Man Gloom. The burning of the 50 foot effigy is the opening celebration to the Fiestas de Santa Fe. There there were bands, mariachis, lots of food, fireworks, dance and fire. Lots of fire. Read more about Zozobra here. View more pics here.

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Bitches leave!

Bitches leave! – Clarence Boddicker, Robocop. That’s what I thought of as the police officer rolled down our street announcing the evacuation of Los Alamos over his bullhorn. Of course, the police officer wasn’t as blunt but the sentiment was the same. On Sunday the 26th, Mari called me from work, a bit breathless, saying […]

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