We had some rare cloudy skies and rain this past week here at my new home in Las Cruces, New Mexico. On the afternoon of the third day, the clouds cleared and the Organ Mountains were visible again with a new coat of fresh snow.
At dusk, the magic show really started. The sky, and then the mountains, turned pink. Cars began to stop along the roadsides so that their drivers could snap cell phone photos. I kept thinking--people come here for the view, and I LIVE here.
To make the evening even more special, a full moon rose over the beautiful mountains. As always, I wish I had the photographic skills to convey the scene more clearly to you, but this photo, together with your imagination, will have to do!
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