Posts Categorized: General

Why did God Make Aunts and Uncles?

One should have known, naming a baby Stephen (after his maternal uncle), Philip (after his father), Kinnaird (his mother’s maiden name) Wise that he would have to be all things to all people. Born the first grandchild on his father’s side and the only grandson on either side, the pressure was on my nephew from… Read more »

Due to Popular Demand

Due to popular demand, I’ve acquired a picture of Kiara and Patrick before heading to St. Mike’s prom this past Saturday night. Maybe now we all understand why in the world Patrick Rodriquez would hike 7 miles roundtrip, up 1780 feet in elevation, in order to ask Kiara to the prom. She is darling and… Read more »

Chivalry is alive and well in Santa Fe

Imagine my surprise when my girlfriends and I hiked up Atalaya Mountain today, only to find two nice looking young men, dragging what looked like a billboard with them. For those of you who have not hiked Atalaya, it is an approximately 7 mile round-trip hike, gaining 1780 feet in elevation. So, lugging this humongous… Read more »

Green Drinks

In New Mexico we tend to think of ourselves as pretty environmentally conscious and “green.” But a group of us who are interested in sustainability learned earlier this week how the state’s hottest new industry might be a lot more green. La Fonda was the host for the March meeting of Green Drinks, a nationwide… Read more »