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,...

But I digress… Scribble On

  I’m normally not one to focus on petty complaints, but have recently noticed a flush of unsatisfactory pencils in my desk jar. I really shouldn’t be...

It’s About Community… and Fairness

Not long ago I downloaded an 128-page tome entitled “Key Editorial and Business Strategies: A Case Study of Six Independent Community Newspapers.”

But I Digress… I Still Do

Today is a love song to the man I married 29 years ago. On April 5th, 1986, I faced my groom in his rented tux and we promised each other our undying devotion in front of God, family, and friends.

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...

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.

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.

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...

They say you can’t die from embarrassment…

I recently shared a copy of our 2014 Fall Land & Home with a friend. She was looking for an article and started reading aloud from the contents. I knew immediately that something was wrong. I grabbed the publication from her and saw what I feared:  that page was completely wrong, right down to an editor’s note from Jesse Chaney, our former managing editor.

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 Preferred themes are centered...