Monthly Archives: October 2012

Broaden Your Horizons in Santa Fe This Month

Interesting workshops this month range from clay painting at New Mexico ArtSpa to a daylong tour of Pecos and Glorieta. A historian guides you through Pecos and the Forked Lightning Ranch of Hollywood star Greer Garson in one of the Southwest Explorations offered by Santa Fe Community College Continuing Education Program. Need inspiration? The New… Read more »

Who is the mysterious artist? Anyone know?

On my morning jog today, I discovered these fabulous, hand painted signs along Upper Canyon Road. Since Santa Fe has once again just been voted by readers of Conde Nast Traveler, the 4th most popular travel city in the US for 2012 due to its “ambience” and “culture/sites”, this seemed especially fitting. And I love… Read more »

Truth or Fiction?

I have been repeatedly told that the aspen grove above Santa Fe (a quick 20 minute drive from La Fonda’s front door to the Aspen Vista Trailhead) is the largest living organism on earth, since the trees are all joined together through their root system. This morning I watched the sunrise over the vibrant autumn… Read more »

What’s Happening in October?

New Mexico’s top tourism draw, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts crowds from around the world for a week of colorful skies, making Santa Fe the quiet alternative for a change! October is also a time when New Mexico artists step outdoors with easel and canvas. Las Vegas, N.M., hosts a three-day plein-air Paint-Out with… Read more »