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Horses for Heroes in New Mexico

Crossed arrows, in many cultures, are symbolic of friendship and unity.  At the Crossed Arrows Ranch, just fourteen miles south of Santa Fe, I recently discovered a special place that fosters both.  The Ranch is home to a unique organization designed specifically for veterans and active military who have sustained physical injuries or combat trauma: … 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 »

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 »