adios, new mexico

Posted on November 18th, 2009 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

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Our last morning in Santa Fe was spent strolling around the local Farmers Market. The market is located at the new Railyard, and it’s a haven for craftspeople of all kinds. There is a smorgasborg of traditional fare and wares, baked goods, homegrown veggies, and handmade arts and crafts.

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This lady is preparing native ristras, hanging clusters of chile peppers. Ristras are everywhere in Santa Fe.

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I really liked this giant crow/raven/blackbird thing. I saw a lot of the real live versions flapping around the edges of town.

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I thought these felted slippers were really cool. I love the way the gray ones curl up like wooden shoes, and aren’t these baby boooties super sweet?

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Handmade drums.

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Ode to the love of my life…garlic. haha!

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Red chile. Have you ever thought of sprinkling hot chile powder on apple slices?

Yeah, me neither.

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Zia and Cousin Makayla. They really hit it off over this visit!

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When it came time to say goodbye to Grandma and Grandpa, Zia cried a little, but it seemed a bit fake. I think she sensed it was a time for sadness, and then she bounced right back to her happy self, as you can see here. After that, she proceeded to pinch Grandma’s ear, the little elf!

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Finally on the long road home!

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Hasta la vista, Baby.

One Response to “adios, new mexico”

  1. mimi says on :

    The uncas and I really enjoyed these pics ! Mimi

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