Taos Pow Wow Moon

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iPhone 6s Plus, handheld, Snapseed.

Moon rising over trade booths at the 32nd Annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow on July 8, 2017.

 

TAOS EVENING

TAOS EVENING / iPhoto 6+ / Snapseed / Front View

We were coming out of an opening at our dear friend Lanna Smith's gallery, The Ranch at Taos, recently, when a man crossed the street in front of us and mounted his bike. When his foot hit the brake, that red glow lighting up the adobe wall behind him caused me to grab my iPhone from my pocket and capture this quick shot just before he roared off into the night.

I especially like the red, yellow and blue primary colors in this nocturnal image.

Quite a contrast from yesterday's laundry room window. It's a bit grainy, but in the words of Chase Jarvis, “The best camera is the camera you have with you”. And that would always be my iPhone.

Hasta mañana

 

PARIS AT NIGHT / Daily Painting #1112

Watercolor / 6 x 6 inches

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This was the view, some years ago, up Rue Valette, on our way each evening to the lovely Hotel Saint Jacques, with the ghostly glow of the Panthéon's dome in the distance.

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4TH AVENUE NIGHT MANAGER #876

 

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Oil on Panel / 6 x 6 Inches

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Pity the poor, dreary eyed night manager who has to deal with tired, irritable travelers, determined to get the lowest possible price at all hours. You still see these little mom and pop motels, built, probably, in the 30s or 40s. Many are now owned by immigrants from the Indian sub-continent. Just like their cousins, the chains, though, no matter how many stars; they all serve mainly to increase my appreciation of Betsy.

My own last night in a motel was in a pretty nice Palm Springs motel about three weeks ago. The next morning, as I schlepped my gear down three floors, it occurred to me that I had not slept as well as in Betsy, the gym showers I frequent are all as good as or better than in the motel, and I nearly always manage to find much better wifi connections. It did have a private balcony with a view mainly of rooftops, and I only had a brief chance to enjoy it. with Betsy, I get a choice of views, in many directions, and changeable on a whim!

TV has become more of a nuisance than something to look forward to at the end of the day, leaving the swimming pool, which I never seem to have time or inclination to use, and the one real advantage, a laundry room. I still had to go find change, though, and when you figure in the cost of the room, that was one expensive set of clean clothes.

Oh, yeah, I slept through the “free” continental breakfast. I don't think I missed much, though. Betsy is definitely the way to go from now on for Ol' John Juanderlust!

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