Number three in this mini-series of photographs is a black and white version of the first image. In this one, the tiny bird atop the cross on the left bell tower is more obvious due to the shifting of the clouds.
The golden rays of the setting sun wash across the Church of San José de la Gracia in Las Trampas, New Mexico.
On Monday, following dinner in Chimayo, we drove up through Truchas to Las Trampas on the high road from Santa Fe to Taos. When we arrived, clouds blocked the sun, but after a few minutes' wait, the sun broke through, briefly, before dropping below the mountains to the west, and turned mud into gold.