June 22, 2010

Bob, driving the loader, fills up a manure spreader to fertilize pasture.

Water lilies attract honey bees in large numbers.

June 23, 2010

A Black Swallowtail butterfly clings to a flowering tree on a windy day.

June 24, 2010

Gabby and Bob burn a pile of mesquite branches.

A white hen watches me closely, guarding nearly 20 eggs.

June 25, 2010

Pablo likes Chips. Chips likes Pablo.

A coyote silently makes its way through the pistachio orchard.

June 26, 2010

Apache gets rowdy in the corral before a ride.

After lunch at Red Rooster Bob and Gabby let Peewee eat their leftovers in the back of the truck.

Bob inspects a large silage store at a nearby dairy, planning to make his own on the farm. Silage is animal feed that is fermented for storage.

June 27, 2010

Gandhi poses atop a box containing all of the feathers she has molted over the past few months. It's not until a Red-Tailed Hawks first molt, at one year old, do they grow red tail feathers.

The following photographs are of railroad cars on the ranch of Tom Carillo. The cars were converted into temporary housing for migrant workers under the Brazero program (1942-1964). The program allowed Mexican migrant workers to temporarily work in the United States when the economy recovered after the great depression and labor demand rose during World War II.

Tom Carillo, pistachio farmer

A couple dances to live music in a bar in Anthony, TX, less than a block south of the border of New Mexico.

A thunderstorm flashes above the guest house.

June 28, 2010

Gandhi leaps from his perch, catching a quail tossed by Bob.

A Harris Hawk hangs onto a ground squirrel while smaller birds attempt to drive it off.

Artwork decorates the halls and rooms of Dr. Bob Woody's neurology office.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

very badass photos i must say alisha