A Graduation to Remember

After too many postponements and recanted bureaucratic decisions to count, grandson Korben Kron, a 2020 senior at Texico (New Mexico) High School, participated in a COVID-19 style outdoor graduation ceremony Sunday, May 17th, in Clovis, New Mexico, in the Faith...

The Catmint Caper

Last September when I was visiting Woody and Kathy Minnich in Edgewood, New Mexico, their neighbor across the way shared a start of catmint with me. Blue mounds of the flowering plant were dotted here and there in the neighbor’s cactus garden and really added a nice...

It’s Miller Time! Miller Bug Time, That Is

Once again we are being invaded by those pesky brown moths known collectively as miller bugs; Euxoa auxiliaris, miller moths, if you want to be entomologically and linguistically correct. And that still might not be exactly right because brown moths come in a variety...

Symbolism in the Cemetery

While I was researching last week’s story about the Bailey County Cemetery and reading through some of their Association’s newsletters, a page about symbols and coins on headstones caught my eye. Newsletter editor Judy Coffman graciously agreed that this was...

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