I'm like a hungry dog with a bone when I get a new book that I'm anxious to read. Over the weekend I devoured, "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States" by historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
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Taste the difference in beans cooked in traditional micaceous pottery and other foods made in ceramic cookware at Tomé Art Gallery’s special demonstration, “Art in Action,” from noon to 4…[Read more]
Well it's December! And this holiday season has crept up upon us once again. It's that time of the year when everybody is getting into the festive and holiday spirit.
After more than 40 years, the Bugg Lights display will continue to attract thousands and thousands of holiday revelers throughout New Mexico but this time in Belen.
What happened to Thanksgiving?
Self-help books have been written about "finding your voice," the ability to speak from your authentic self, but what if you turn into a jellyfish when presented with an opportunity to speak in public? It's sometimes hard to express your true self.
In case you've been living under a rock or on some isolated mountain peak, pictures of Kim Kardashian's naked butt attempted to break the Internet.
The soldiers who served in the Korean War, sandwiched between World War II and the Vietnam Conflict, are the veterans of what is often called "the forgotten war."
Too much homework at too young of an age fosters feelings of inadequacy and a dislike of school. That is one of the conclusions of a 2009 documentary film "Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America's Achievement Culture," directed by Vicki Abeles.
As I walked into the voting booth on Tuesday, I was proud to be able to cast my votes for the people who I thought would be the best in…[Read more]
Genealogy stories of families have a way of losing track of the female side. This is written in honor of my parents and their 100th wedding anniversary. They were married on Jan. 7, 1914, this year is 100 years.
Most of us remember our first Halloween costume. Mine was a red devil costume, with the plastic mask that made my face sweaty and uncomfortable, making it sound like I was Frankenstein's monster when I yelled out "Trick or Treat" at people's houses.
History sits along the roads of Valencia County, just waiting to be explored.
Just in time for Halloween, local author Ray John de Aragon's book, "New Mexico Book of the Undead, Goblin and Ghoul Folklore," was released by the History Press.
Creating works of art to honor veterans is what the Art Wall at the American Legion Post 81 in Belen is all about.
For more than 60 years, Pete's Cafe has been more than just a place to eat some of the most sought-after authentic New Mexican cuisine — it has become part of Belen's culture, its traditions.