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adopt a dog in new mexico

Too many dogs are purchased or adopted by well meaning families who don’t realize that they lack the resources, long-term stability, availability, or patience to care for them. Those pets and their treasured humans can end up with uncertain futures and tearful goodbyes. Make sure that your family and home …

The land of enchantment has so much culture and history that it’s not difficult to come up with Halloween costumes inspired by New Mexico. There are clever and creative ideas, humorous outfits, and some of the most frightening creature costumes from the legends of New Mexico. If you’re planning to …

The Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico is a large collection of habitats for various animals and migratory birds to feed, live, and rest. It is on nearly 3,700 acres of land in northeast New Mexico near the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The habitats include lakes, wetlands, woodlots, and …

We hope you are enjoying summer in New Mexico with your family and friends! We’ve been sharing a lot of information about the best places to go camping, the more remote camping destinations for nature lovers, and how to stay safe while hiking in New Mexico. We want to give …

Early morning walks near my New Mexico home–especially Sunday mornings– feel like prayer. There’s the slight lift of the faint path as I swing onto the main sandy artery that connects to the pecan tree-lined fields below. Farmer’s daughter that I am, I like checking the crops: there’s the seasonal …

Mornings find us surfing the news.  Same ol’.  A tweet a day keeps the real news at bay.  I somehow think of Robert Benchley, time-worn member of the New York Algonquin group, along with Dorothy Parker and others.  I once reveled in that brand of humor, so sly, redolent, and …