Come Take My Hand

 Can I Tell You a Secret?

Santa Fe.  The Over-the-Top City Different.  Capital of New Mexico.

200 Galleries in a 2-Mile Radius.  Ultra Upscale Shops and Restaurants at Every Inch.

A Tightly Wound Spot.

But.

Santa Fe Can Also Be a Quiet, Reflective Place.   If You Stop for a Moment and Listen.

Georgia O’Keeffe traveled to Santa Fe and Was Inspired By All that She Saw.

She Stayed.

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“I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.”

-Georgia O’Keeffe
Here.  Take My Hand.  Let’s Find Some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Inspirations.

We Don’t Need to Go Far.  Let’s Begin at the Hotel.  Take a Stroll Down to the Plaza.  And Back.

Inn on the Alameda.  Celebrating 30 Years of a Culture of Care.

A Lovely Place to Begin.

We Find Lush Patio Gardens Tucked into Tiny Spaces with Flowers Everywhere.

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Courtyards are a Shaded Respite from the Sun.

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Flowers Thrive in the Coolness.

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Vibrant Colors against Adobe Walls.

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Trees Anchor Courtyards and Skim the Sky.  Twinkle Lights Sparkle.

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  Quiet and Safe Within Adobe Walls.

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Adobe Structures.  Massive.  Solid.  Built from the Earth.

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Metal Sculptures Throw Shadows across the Sky.

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Cow Skulls.    Deer Skulls.    Ram Skulls.

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The Mountains in the Near Distance

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Sage and Pinon Dot the Wide Open Spaces to the Mountain.

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Under a Never-Ending Blue Sky.

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Sky Above the Clouds

I Hope You Enjoyed Our Walk in Santa Fe.

Did You Feel the Quiet?    And the Magical Inspiration?

Tomorrow Let’s Do Some Shopping(!)

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