Nobody goes hungry when you have chickens. I lived on a farm and we always had something to eat; hard-boiled, fried, scrambled or omelettes, quiche, egg salad or fried egg…[Read more]
Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category
The scintillating sweet aroma of roasting green chile is a common feature at this time of year. Nothing says New Mexico quite like chile, red or green, and the gas-fired roasting drums can be seen tumbling chile pods all around the state.
He is the man who interviewed kings and presidents, the man who took notes while a few feet away John Kennedy announced he would run for president, the man who witnessed the world change is a nuclear explosion in the remote New Mexico desert.
Apparently after 20 years, "The Edge" is still sharp.
Some of my favorite memories as a journalist were of interviewing musicians. As a music columnist, writer and reviewer for several publications in Albuquerque, I interviewed dozens of musicians over…[Read more]
After months of preparation, one of the county's most anticipated summertime events starts next week.
An encounter with a famous Native American potter on a lonely highway north of Española was serendipitous for Tomé potter Vilis Shipman.
School of Dreams Academy is fast becoming an early college high school.
It was 1939 and if you were a youngster who was fleet of foot, you could take home a cash prize of 50 cents. If you were lucky enough to scare up a speedy toad, you could win a whole dollar.
When funk/reggae/rock band 311 hit the stage at Sandia Amphitheater on Thursday, June 26, to begin their 36-date summer tour, they gave their New Mexican fans something a little different….[Read more]
The horse's hooves fall softly on the loose arena sand. The occasional creak of the saddle carries on the breeze as the equine and rider move in tandem, working a cow back and forth against the back wall of the cedar plank-lined pen.
(La Historia del Rio Abajo is a regular column about Valencia County history written by members of the Valencia County Historical Society. The author of this month’s column is a…[Read more]