Quest New Mexico: Kit Carson’s Home & Museum (and Taos Cow ice cream at Caffe Tazza)

One of the great things about my son’s 7th grade curriculum is that there are assignments which require the students to go out and explore their community. One such assignment is Quest New Mexico. This is a history assignment in which students must journey with their families to a significant historical site in New Mexico […]

Nambé Falls and Lake: The First Stop on the High Road Scenic Bypass to Taos

One day when I was checking out at Whole Foods, the cashier and I were having a conversation about how nice the weather was and he stated he was looking forward to going to Nambé Falls for his birthday the next day. “There’s a waterfall here in New Mexico? Really? Where?” “It’s about 20 minutes […]

Art in Taos: A Story About My Storyteller

I married into a large family and every other year we have a family reunion where about 30 people meet. The location and accommodations for the reunion are selected by one of the siblings at least a year in advance. We’ve been to Whistler, Banff, Gray Rocks, and Vancouver Island and Durango. One of the […]

Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque

New Mexico in 60 Seconds

It is hard to capture all that is great about New Mexico in sixty seconds.  Yet, the fine people at the NM Tourism Board did a fantastic job pulling together snippets to represent the Land of Enchantment.  The music really gets your blood pumping! Please click the play button below or click here to view the […]

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