Sunday, December 17, 2017

Haiku: ‘Moonlight’

By moonlight dogs echo, deer scare like spook house specters, hydrants pose as gnomes. — Ellen Miller-Goins Editor's note: Send your poetry to egoins@sangrechronicle.com. Preferred themes are centered...

Haiku: ‘Raven’

In snowy woods, a raven calls like a man. Wisely, I answer — Ellen Miller-Goins Editor's note: Send poetry to egoins@sangrechronicle.com. Preferred themes are centered around Northern New...

But I digress… My Gal Blue

Chronicle essayist Laurie Lambert of Red River and Austin won $25,000 for Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos in the Petco Holiday Wishes Grant...

But I Digresss… ‘Did you hear?’

Remember that childhood game when something was whispered successively around a big circle? By the time it reached the last person, the original quote...

But I Digress… Hands and Hooves

The doe was breathing heavily when we came upon her, lying on her right side in the middle of a narrow trail. The stillborn fawn...

But I Digress… Frayed Sleeves

My favorite garment in the whole wide world is an old fishing coat. Paradoxically, I don’t fish. I don’t even own a pole. But this coat...

Embracing the crossover

By Ellen Miller-Goins It is a chilly fall morning as my friend Kimberly Ritterhouse and I walk up Pioneer Canyon in Red River. Despite the...

But I Digress… Rare Feathers

I saw a white crow this morning. It was only about a half-mile from where I’d seen one five years ago, so it might have...

A familiar path

Pioneer Canyon in Red River is my old friend, a path I have run (and walked) ever since I began to run in 1978, my junior year of high school.

The forest is larger than one tree

Saturday morning a teen Boy Scout was killed when a flash flood swept him and three other Scouts away before they could get to safety.