Pictures courtesy of Kiva Rose Hardin
Our botanical sanctuary and primitive homestead within the mountains of New Mexico runs on solar energy, and through these shortest days of the yr, photo voltaic might be in brief provide. Whereas this could make maintaining with on-line work tougher, it additionally means we’re extra more likely to reap the benefits of the quiet and darkish to mirror and reset. As I write this, our often calf-deep river is raging by the slim mountain canyon, too deep and quick to cross even in a kayak, a lot much less on foot. The clouds are thick overhead and freezing rain pelts the grey skeletons of the cottonwoods.