Absence

I want to take a moment and thank all of you for following my page. I also would like to apologize for the recent absence. I have been going through a lot of personal health issues lately and have surgery set for Monday. Hopefully, I will be back to posting soon. Stay cool and keep…

Eco-Faith Candlelight Vigil

Eco-Faith Candlelight Vigil Supporting Pope Francis @ Taos Plaza, NM  9/23/2015 “All faiths call for environmental and economic justice. Let’s put aside what divides us and come together in candlelight to pray and commit ourselves to earth-honoring actions, even as we –along with Pope Francis in Washington, DC–call upon our leaders to do the same!…

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds!!! Who doesn’t love those little buzzing birds?! They are super cute and make the most interesting noises. I find myself often listening to them flying around and even chirping at each other. Have you ever watched them? They can be quite violent with each other, which was quite surprising to me at first.  …

The Crucible @ THS

I’ve now had the privilege, no… honor, to watch the drama class at Taos High School perform The Crucible, twice. After watching the 1996 movie with Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis, I can honestly say that I was a bit concerned. This movie is based upon the amazing play, written by Arthur Miller. This is…

Weed, CA

The LA Times said the fire “destroyed or damaged 150 buildings, tearing at some of the town’s most important institutions. The fire consumed two churches, a library and a community organization that aided the poor. Machinery at the town’s mill, which processes materials for plywood, was destroyed, and it was unclear when scores of residents…

Monsoon Season in New Mexico

New Mexico’s monsoon season runs from mid-June to mid-Sept, it can vary from very little precipitation, leading to large fires, or too much precipitation, like this July, resulting in flash flooding. The National Weather Service has had to put out more than 400 flood advisories for northern and central New Mexico since January; 300 in…

The Sage Institute

On June 18th, The Sage Institute held a raffle/fundraiser at Taos Mesa Brewing to make a video for a crowd sourcing campaign this summer. Items including portraits and paintings were donated along with certificates for massages and business yearly passes. “SAGE Institute is dedicated to education in the areas of creative expression, human consciousness, and…

Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th (June 2014) and there is a full moon. The last time it happened was October 13, 2000. The next time will be August 13, 2049. Many are superstitious and some believe it is bad luck during full moons and on the 13th of Friday. If you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia; today is the…