A view of the Rio Grande

The Rio Grande, viewed from a suspension bridge near Taos

Linda finds a pretty silver and turquoise butterfly at a roadside vendor On our way back from Taos Pueblo yesterday, Linda and John did a little expert navigating to get us back via a suspension bridge that spans the Rio Grande. We parked and joined a few other onlookers who trekked out onto the two-lane bridge to see the river valley below. It was chilly and overcast and very atmospheric.

On the way back to the car, Linda browsed the tables set up by three roadsise vendors. On one she discovered a silver butterfly set with 6 pieces of different-colored turquoise, all from the same mine in Nevada, or so the story went. After the usual negotiations, butterfly has found a new home…


About Chris Gulker

Chris Gulker, a self-described Infuential Blogger, lived in Menlo Park, California with spouse Linda. He passed away in late October 2010.
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