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Scenes Hiking Behind North Mesa Stables In Los Alamos

A painted rock resting in a dead tree is spotted during a hike Monday along a horse and hiking path behind the North Mesa Stables. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Wider view of the scene Monday behind North Mesa Stable. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

View during a hike Monday behind North Mesa Stable. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

View during a hike Monday behind North Mesa Stable. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Daily Postcard: Acorn Woodpecker Tackles Jumbo Peanuts

Daily Postcard: She’s got this! An Acorn Woodpecker is not daunted in the least as she settles down on a railing to tackle a pair of jumbo peanuts recently near Mountain Elementary School. Acorn Woodpeckers are unusual in that they live in large groups, hoard acorns and breed cooperatively. Group members gather acorns by the hundreds and wedge them into holes they’ve made in tree trunks or telephone poles. Acorn Woodpeckers also spend considerable time catching insects on the wing. Source: allaboutbirds.org. Photo by Greg Noeninckx

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Travel Virtually With LANL Physicist Martin Cooper Friday

A jaguar about to swim the Three Brothers River. A free Zoom presentation by Martin Cooper will take place this Friday. If you have already requested an invitation, you are asked to request again due to a technical glitch, by emailing Director@losalamosseniorcenter.com. Photo by Martin Cooper

By BERNADETTE LAURTZEN
Executive Director
LARSO

Many may know Martin Cooper as a LANL physicist, but this week you can see him through the eye of the camera lens, a virtual tour, from before the world changed the very meaning of travel.

Friday, seniors enduring the pandemic who find the need to “get out”


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Daily Postcard: Firewheel Flower Blooms In Water Canyon

Daily Postcard: A brilliant firewheel flower spotted peeking out of the shadows Wednesday during a hike in Water Canyon. Firewheel flowers (Gaillardia pulchella), bloom profusely from early spring to late fall. It is a native self-seeding annual, popular with pollinating insects. At times, a single flower can be seen with two or more honeybees foraging enthusiastically. Butterflies, bumblebees and native bees also spend much time among firewheel flowers, one of the most planted wildflowers in North America. Source: naturesseed.com. Photo by Marc Bailey


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Hawk Stands In Birdbath Lifting Spirits All Over Los Alamos

A hawk is lifting spirits all around Los Alamos Oct. 8 as it stands in a birdbath at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife

The hawk continues lifting spirits Oct. 8 as it spends time in a tree at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife


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Film Office: ‘THEM’ Completes Production In Santa Fe

NMFO News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Film Office today announced that an episode of the TV series “THEM”, co-produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios, has completed production in Santa Fe.

The production employed approximately 250 New Mexico crew members, eight New Mexico principal actors and 50 New Mexico extras.

Craig William Macneill directed the episode.

“THEM”, written by Little Marvin, is set in 1953 and centers on a couple who move their family from North Carolina to Los Angeles. The family’s home becomes ground zero where malevolent forces both real and supernatural


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