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Columns by Ellen Miller-Goins

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.

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...

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.

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...