Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category
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]
It’s finally happened: my husband, Matthew, and I are officially empty-nesters. The last of our three children moved into a place of his own a few weeks ago. Jonathan, Matthew’s…[Read more]
It's a tight fit for 14 students, an instructor and two assistants, but they make it work.
From all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, a young West African man has come to the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus to fulfill his dream of becoming a registered nurse.
Even though the actual day is next week, the Cinco de Mayo holiday will be celebrated this weekend. Let’s get something straight about Cinco de Mayo right off the bat:…[Read more]
Strung like pearls on rustic twine, four small chapels quietly sit along N.M. 47 as it winds its way through the heart of Tomé.
Children seated with heads bowed in concentration over brightly colored snap-on bricks are pulling ideas from their young minds to build houses, automobiles and other structures concocted from their imaginations.