Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 28 2011

Chivalry is alive and well in Santa Fe

Imagine my surprise when my girlfriends and I hiked up Atalaya Mountain today, only to find two nice looking young men, dragging what looked like a billboard with them. For those of you who have not hiked Atalaya, it is an approximately 7 mile round-trip hike, gaining 1780 feet in elevation. So, lugging this humongous […]

April 20 2011

What Do Bruce Hornsby and J. Robert Oppenheimer Have in Common?

Bruce Hornsby played to an enthusiastic crowd at the Lensic Theater Monday night. He and his Noisemakers band played two sets for several hours. He played a few new tunes as well as many of his old classics. The second set was totally devoted to requests from the audience. I think the loudest applause he […]

April 13 2011

Jenny’s Suggestions on How to Tell a Local From a Visitor

It is always the Plaza, never never the Square You know how to pronounce the name of the Town of Madrid properly The Hill means Los Alamos The Pink means the Pink Adobe Sam will always be our most beloved mayor You know where the old hospital was located You know what the Liar’s Club […]

April 04 2011

The Shaping of Southwest Style

Our Mary Jane Colter weekend in partnership with the New Mexico History Museum was a high-energy event, we had more people than I expected—a perfect example of how history can be brought to life and made relevant to us today. A sold-out crowd of 150 history and culture buffs celebrated the legacy of La Fonda’s […]