Sunset from Transmountain Road

On a recent evening, as my wife and I relaxed in our pool while seeking relief from the heat that is so typical of El Paso in June, I happened to look skyward and watched with interest as the clouds rolled by. Because cloudless skies are the norm here (other than during the July/August monsoon season), I thought to myself that this might be turning into a good set-up for a colorful sunset since clouds are one of the key ingredients to a colorful sky.

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Windy City Blows Through McKelligon Canyon

On Thursday, May 23rd, El Paso’s own Chicago tribute band, Windy City, headlined the opening night for the Cool Canyon Nights free concert series in the McKelligon Canyon amphitheatre. For anyone who has not yet attended a concert at the McKelligon amphitheatre, this is arguably El Paso’s best music venue. Nestled deep within the canyon walls of the Franklin Mountains, the amphitheatre offers a beautiful open-air setting with seating for approximately 1,600 people.

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