Archive for August, 2012

Art’s Treasure Trove

Posted by curt on August 23, 2012 in Photography | No Comments

Art’s Treasure Trove on Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Across the parking lot from Art’s is Garcia’s, a Mexican food restaurant with a great neon sign that was featured on Breaking Bad. Anyway, I ate lunch at Garcia’s and had a friendly chat with the waitress, who recommended the brisket taco plate, which was […]

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Blue Doors

Posted by curt on August 14, 2012 in Photography | 3 Comments

Blue doors and windows are a common sight in New Mexico, prompting visitors to wonder at their significance. According to Southwestern Homes and Living, “Blue painted doors and windows are a folkloric tradition, and the color’s exact meaning depends upon whom you ask.” Most New Mexico abuelas (grandmothers) would tell you that the color wards […]

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The Chevy at Los Ojos

Posted by curt on August 12, 2012 in Photography, Used Car Parts | No Comments

Whenever I’m in northern New Mexico, I try to swing by the small town of Los Ojos. And every time I notice the old Chevy parked in the front yard of one of the homes. I’ve never photographed it because I didn’t want to invade the owner’s privacy. But earlier this month I was shooting […]

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