Travels In Time: Mescalero

Yesterday was probably the most intense shooting schedule we’ve yet experienced in our travels for Platicas. Not just because it ended up being a 13-hour day for myself and the crew – Troy Sr., Troy Jr. and Kent – but also because of the variety of interviews we captured and the moving ceremonial moments in…… Continue reading Travels In Time: Mescalero

An Eye For Music

Two weeks ago, my musician friend Randy Granger asked me to accompany him to the City of Rocks State Park, north of Deming, in order to shoot some footage for a music video. March and April have been extremely busy months for me, but despite having a hectic schedule and those ever-present deadlines nipping at…… Continue reading An Eye For Music

Me, my Selfie and “I”

Want to have an experience that reeks of magic? No, not prestidigitation or illusion. Not that Doug Henning or Harry Potter mumbo jumbo. Not carney tricks or flights of fancy. I’m talking real magic. Old world magick. The stuff that infuses the act of living with wonder. And what about the psychological aspect? Is that…… Continue reading Me, my Selfie and “I”

After Life Party

One of the more enduring traditions within Mexican culture is Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Dating back centuries, the celebration is often misunderstood, despite its enduring simplicity as a holiday for remembering ancestors, family members, friends and even pets who have passed on. The holiday is celebrated both privately and publicly…… Continue reading After Life Party

Better Living Through Travel

Sometimes the best way to replenish one’s mental health reserves is to get away from it all for a while – discover new sites and reconnect with the inner you. To put this notion into motion the Center for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main St., is sponsoring a one-of-a-kind “Spiritual Journey” to the sky city…… Continue reading Better Living Through Travel