Guardians of the Everglades®

To introduce the public to the fragile beauty of the Everglades and its unique ecosystem; to honor today’s leadership in conservation and restoration through great art and compelling human stories; and to encourage the public and policy makers to participate in the protection of the Everglades.

Glorious Spring in New Mexico

The Land of Enchantment IS:

We have been nesting since January in our new 50-year-old Nat Kaplan adobe house and studio and making it ours. Now it’s time to celebrate the joy of a desert spring and the warmth and friendliness of neighbors and friends. We will continue with direct sales of oil paintings and photos, but Nicholas will also be talking with galleries in Santa Fe and elsewhere to market his work. We will also be marketing the Guardians of the Everglades portraits and accompanying stories. I will find another conservation project, and what is screaming for my attention is the increasing drought and the fights over water. Agua es vida.  Simple as that.

If you are in New Mexico, it’s PARTY TIME. Join us MAY 18, 6-9 pm.  Call, text or email nicholasandconnie@gmail.com your RSVP by May 16.

 Albuquerque New Mexico Sign

 

 

  Sandhill Cranes have long since left our rural neighborhood and rattled north.

Sandhill Cranes have long since left our rural neighborhood and rattled north.

 

 Bearded iris in the garden - Mother’s fine, approving of our new digs.

Bearded iris in the garden - Mother’s fine, approving of our new digs.

 

   
  
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  Acoma Pueblo, Sky City, dates back to 1100 AD. View of Katzimo Mesa, the original pueblo site.

Acoma Pueblo, Sky City, dates back to 1100 AD. View of Katzimo Mesa, the original pueblo site.

 

 Acoma today.

Acoma today

 

 Hands of Acoma potter Gary Lous with our new horsehair pot.

Hands of Acoma potter Gary Louis with our new horsehair pot.

 

 From our balloon to another.

From our balloon to another.

 

   
  
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  Middle Rio Grande, achingly dry this year.

Middle Rio Grande, achingly dry this year.  Our house, upper middle.

 

 

 

   
  
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  Gathering of Nations PowWow - 500 US & Canadian nations.

Gathering of Nations PowWow - 500 US & Canadian nations.


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