Gettin’ ‘er Done!

Editor’s note: I wrote this on Monday, August 22, but because of a lack of wifi, wasn’t able to upload it until today. Small price to pay. Now where was I? Oh, yes! I have a confession to make. I am besotted with the Mimbres Valley of Southeastern New Mexico. Oh, we’d flirted before and…… Continue reading Gettin’ ‘er Done!

Into The Wild

How does one begin exploring the country’s first designated wilderness area, a 750,000 acre preserve, veering from rugged mountains and deep canyons to grassy meadows and semi-desert countryside? Well, if you live just a few miles from the Gila National Forest, the sky is the limit. A simple day trip will take you from Las…… Continue reading Into The Wild

Why Las Cruces?

The question was asked again, recently. “Why Las Cruces, Dave? You could have moved anywhere, why did you choose Las Cruces?” It’s a long story. To begin with, I’ve had a love affair with the state of my birth since I was old enough to understand the implications of being born where I was. New…… Continue reading Why Las Cruces?