Posts Categorized: Who's Who

A Hero’s Parade — Santa Fe Style

Yesterday I had a bird’s eye view of an event that the entire nation was watching–the parade honoring Santa Fe’s hometown hero, Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry. President Obama awarded Petry the Medal of Honor for his valor in Afghanistan; he is only the second living person since Vietnam to receive this award—the  highest military… Read more »

A River Runs Through Val Kilmer’s Ranch

And it was flowing Thursday when he graciously opened his house for a luncheon fundraiser for The Wildlife Center. The Wildlife Center owns 20 acres of land south of Espanola, containing a wildlife hospital and rehabilitation center. Their mission is to conserve and restore native wildlife and their habitats through action-oriented education, promotion of public… Read more »

“Appetite” for a Good Read?

It is odd to read a book about the very business you run. But Stephen Fried wrote Appetite for America – How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the Wild West. I spent time with the charming Stephen Fried in Santa Fe a year or so ago before this book… Read more »