I guess it’s pretty common for middle-aged people to reflect on their lives and their mortality. Sounds morbid, the mortality part, but as we age, we lose that youthful feeling of immortality.
Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category
You could call it a family antique, even an heirloom. If by antique and heirloom you mean a nearly 50-year old piece of American iconography made real in the form of a muscle car.
It’s that time of year again, when the end-of-summer, county-wide event — the Valencia County Fair — brings the community together for what hopes to be one of the best in years.
It's no secret that a lot of people have strong feelings about their hometown.
It can be difficult being an adult. There’s bills to pay. If you have children, there are mouths to feed. You have to keep those kids clothed and happy. You…[Read more]
A dark secret has weighed on Maria Nieto's heart since the Spanish Civil War, which began in 1936.
The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 NAPA AUTO PARTS scholarship to Eugenio Padilla II, a 2015 graduate of Belen High School.
As a young boy growing up in Tomé, Miguel "Mike" Sosa didn't realize he was just a few miles away from what would become his legacy to the community and veterans throughout the valley.
In one week, I will be headed towards Lawrence, Kan., to begin my studies to become a sports analyst. Over the past few months, I have prepared myself for this journey.
The latest evolution of the School of Dreams Academy includes a student schedule change and new digital arts equipment, but the biggest change is the school's official designation as an Early College High School.
The trunk of Kathleen Hill's car is full and she really wants that to change.
Officially a Belenite for almost a month, new superintendent for the Belen Consolidated Schools Max Perez has been out and about, learning his community and exploring the district.
My eldest child, whom I love dearly, is the absolute worst. He is really of no help whatsoever.
I rented two good movies over the weekend; "5 Flights Up" and "Danny Collins," both recently released on DVD.
Of all the channels we receive in the Garcia household, I watch just a few. I love HGTV, the home of "House Hunters," "Love It or List It."
Art for Pets’ Sake: Belen Art League hosts art exhibit to benefit the Valencia County Animal Shelter
Wagging tails and wet noses, and furry bodies affectionately rubbing against human legs — these are familiar occurrences to pet owners.
The Fourth of July will be a bigger bang than usual in the city of Belen this year, with the New Mexico premier of renowned feminist artist Judy Chicago’s documentary of her 2014 spectacular fireworks display “A Butterfly for Brooklyn.”