Mother Orchid blooms Lovely face, Joyful color Always giving LOVE Springtime in New Mexico ushers in the good, the bad and the ugly. Bad is all the wind, dust and allergies; ugly because everyone has bad hair days as a result of the winds; and the good is that this is the time of year my orchids start […]

From Sheep to Sweaters

New Mexico is well known for its art and creative spirit. Most notably, there’s Native American pottery, beautiful landscape paintings and drawings, hand blown glass, and turquoise and silver jewelry. Fiber art, less well known to me, also has a long history, which has continued as a rich tradition here in New Mexico. So, when […]

Food, Passion, Politics, and Death: Gabriel’s and Tosca

Summer is officially over this weekend, so I wanted to share our last summertime activity because it may inspire you to think about including this event in your family outings for next summer. I followed the forecast all week and hoped Mother Nature would be cooperative, but dark clouds loomed overhead and to the north […]

Canyon Road in Santa Fe: Friday Date Night

Two Fridays ago, I spent a romantic evening with my husband in Santa Fe. It was planned and scheduled over a month ago because nowadays that’s the only way we will ever get time together. Canyon Road was our destination, a place we had heard much about but never visited before that night. We had […]

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