Saturday-Sunday Sky: 1/5/2014

Weekends may still be for work in my world, but I try to look up. Some of you need cheering up with sunny, clear desert skies, I gather! But don’t all of us?

My advance apologies for the 15% of the time the sun isn’t bleaching out burning a hole in something cheerfully shining here…

Hike near Anthony Gap, New Mexico, 1/5/14 –

nice to the north, so close yet so far

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Wide Shot – 1/2014

After errands and a rare lunch, I just had to stop by a project I designed a few years ago, that I’ve recently posted on here and here.

Remember that the Sierra Providence East Hospital is having an addition built? That work only includes landscaping only for the new inpatient tower and ER expansion, but I think it’s time to ponder what needs to be revamped where many El Pasoans walk and drive through, daily.

Photos taken New Year’s Eve, 12/31/2014 –

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the survivors: yuccas, ocotillos, agaves and cacti, plus boulders…

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Speaking Of…

When people found out that I moved to El Paso, I was immediately asked to speak at some different events. I fielded each, to see if it was something justifying time away from my agenda! (* caveats at the end :-)

So, I’m honored to speak at the following venues this coming year – 

March 1, 2014 – XERISCAPE – A NEW CLASSIC 
Lea County Master Gardeners Water Wise Conference, Hobbs NM

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Western Heritage Museum / Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, Hobbs NM (9/2006 photo…landscape designed while at Dekker-Perich-Sabatini in 2004)

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