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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 »

Touring the Albuquerque Artport

If you spend as much time as I do at the Albuquerque Sunport, you’ve noticed the paintings, pottery, and other art pieces displayed in various hallways. I’ve always been curious about the story behind them, and was lucky enough to be given an art tour of the collection recently by one its buyers. Ruth Schultz… Read more »

Inter “View” from the Plaza – Dr. Frances Levine, Director, NM History Museum

Readers of Vanity Fair will recognize that I have shamelessly borrowed their question-and-answer format in my conversation with Dr. Frances Levine, director of the New Mexico History Museum. The magazine’s monthly “Proust Questionnaire” is so called because French novelist Marcel Proust was the most famous person to respond to the party game we sometimes call… Read more »

ZZ Top – Still “Flying High”

It is truly amazing to see the variety of people who come and stay with us. Just this past month, we have had so many talented people staying with us, from a sitting Supreme Court justice, a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, to Billy Gibbons, the lead singer of ZZ Top. The wonder of it all… Read more »

A View From The Mesa

Our chef concierge, Steve Wimmer, sent me a copy of a letter describing a trip he took to the Hopi reservation with his friend, Brad Wigor, earlier this month. Brad is a film producer and director and one of his current projects is a movie on Mary Jane Colter. The letter is to Mrs. Frances… Read more »