Read this blog often enough over this summer, you know I love the numbers of Osha in our meadows here in Northern New Mexico. I also get a chuckle when I see articles about the shape of the coronavirus being unique. In nature in general, not so unique. Whether you’re enjoying the scent of Osha on a sunrise walk or – for that matter – fishing from a coastal breakwater and catching a spiny Pufferfish. :-]
August 1941. “Negro children standing in front of half-mile concrete wall, Detroit, Michigan. This wall was built in August 1941 to separate the Negro section from a white housing development going up on the other side.”
The wall still stands, mostly because it would be a pain to take it down, but now it’s just a backyard wall. Some sections have been repurposed as murals, like the one…showing Rosa Parks catching the bus.
Times change even if some people don’t have the courage to change.
Is there anybody out there?
Click here if you want CNN’s analysis.
“Things are not getting worse.
They are getting uncovered.
They are getting recorded.”
Thanks, DD Wiz
david joles/star tribune
Apache Plume just starting to blossom in the Santa Fe River bosque.
Searchlight photographer Don J. Usner is traveling around New Mexico, documenting life as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds. Each day, look for a new image.
No separate link for the daily photos; so, click the link up at the intro and that will get you to the current issue…which includes recent selections, as well.