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Almost a decade ago, a New Mexico-based chemistry teacher with terminal lung cancer devised malicious plans to secure the future well-being of his family by producing mass quantities of meth. Of course, this was all fiction.   He mastered great feats—failed many in the process—and made an audience question their loyalty …

We recently told you about the Duran family’s massive collection of Christmas ornaments, handcrafted by New Mexican artists, which is on display in Albuquerque. This is a mind boggling display of hundreds of original works of art from the brilliant and creative minds of New Mexico. Now, you can take …
New Mexico in Black and White

New Mexico has been alive with fall colors; but lately, we’ve all been seeing New Mexico in black and white. We get to see through the eyes of ordinary people, our friends, family, and colleagues, a unique peek at the peripheral lives of New Mexicans. The Black and White Challenge …

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 …
New Mexico Book Club

October is the ideal time for National Book Month because book lovers around the country are getting ready to settle into fall weather, collecting stacks (and lists) of books for their TBR piles. For many, the joy of a good book is something to share and discuss with other readers …
disaster relief

This year has been pretty rough for the United States. There have been wildfires in California, Oregon, Washington, and Montana. Some of the largest hurricanes in history have hit Texas and Florida. We recently told you how New Mexico can help Houston, but New Mexico is doing much more than …

Somehow, a couple of evenings ago, I thought of the word, “hue,” as I looked at the fading sky beyond my neighbor’s house.  We live in a small cul-de-sac (which we affectionately call “the sac”) just west of Las Cruces, New Mexico and west of the Rio Grande river. Hue–I …

I can’t find the reference now, but I remember its essence.  Look upon the land and hold it in your heart for when it is taken away its memory remains. The speaker I do remember was a Lakota Sioux to his people at the onset of white encroachment and Indian …
fourth of july in new mexico

All across the state, New Mexicans are celebrating the Fourth of July in style. If you’re wondering where you can go to see a spectacular fireworks display near you for the Fourth of July in New Mexico, we’ve got you covered. Check the following list for a fireworks celebration in …

Tattoo enthusiasts were in for a treat this past weekend as the Las Cruces Convention Center hosted Tattoo Tour's annual exhibition.  For three days straight, fellow artists and vendors alike had the opportunity to meet with each other, showcasing work, products, and shop portfolios all while giving live tattoos to ...