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...

Community Found in Sorrow

Funerals are a terrible — and wonderful — experience. This may strike some as controversial but anyone who was at the Angel Fire Community Center Friday (May 30) knows what we mean. Andy LeBus will never read these words but the memorial service did something important for the rest of us: It reminded us how lucky we are to live where we live.

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...

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...

Art Up Northern New Mexico says, “I Know Jo, do you?”

Last week-end almost 500 people attended Art-Up Northern New Mexico's 35th Annual ArtsFest. It was held once again at the Angel Fire Community Center,...

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 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...

Chronicle highlights, 1984 – 2006, Guy and Marcia Wood

Blame it on a summer 1983 family vacation in gorgeous Northern New Mexico and a bit of serendipity.

Winter Harvest By Ramona Stafford Bagley

Your first winter, Little Buck Did your Mother tell you? The cold, I mean, the ice, the wind? I am part of that world. God made me too. There...

GoinsOn: My mother trusts

She was covered in bees. Though she doesn't remember this event. My (late) grandmother, Florence Dorrance, reported looking across a large yard and seeing...