Tag Archives: New Mexico

It Isn’t Always Jack-o-Lanterns

“Death smiles at us all; all a man can do is smile back.’” — from the movie “Gladiator” Halloween is the second most profitable holiday in the US, especially popular with costume shops, candy makers and special event planners.  For mainline America … Continue reading

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The Charm of Life in the Slow Lane

“What day is it?” asked Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. — A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh   We all need real life reminders of the charm of stopping to smell the flowers and doing … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns — Wow!

“I am wholly conscious of the feebleness of my efforts to convey in words the deep conflicting emotions, the feeling of fear and awe, and the desire for an inspired understanding of the Divine Creator’s work which present to the … Continue reading

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Specters of Travel

“I never drink… wine. ” — Bela Lugosi Halloween is the second most profitable holiday, especially popular with costumers, candy makers and special event planners.  We should not be surprised then that there are some travel connections too. In Mexico, … Continue reading

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Land of Enchantment, Part 2

After my post last week about how unknown New Mexico is within the United States, it occurred to me that I should have added a map showing just where it is. Tucked between Texas and Arizona, it also shares borders with … Continue reading

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The Other Southwestern State

When our son was selecting a college, he was planning to major in archaeology and was happy to head off to a school well recognized in that field. By the time he graduated from the University of New Mexico, we … Continue reading

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