Monthly Archives: October 2017

All Things

The number one tourist destination in this region of New Mexico is Ruidoso Downs. Racing occurs throughout the summer season.   On Labor Day the winner of the All American Futurity receives the largest purse in quarter-horse racing, $3 million. … Continue reading

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Smokey Bear: There’s More to the Story

I grew up with the story of Smokey Bear.  I even taught Smokey’s story as a kindergarten teacher. A bear cub was rescued during a forest fire and nursed back to health. He was named Smokey and became a messenger … Continue reading

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“It’s Amazing!!”

It’s Amazing!   That is what we said over and over again at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. We decided a year ago to meet Art and Beth at the Fiesta and coordinated arrival so we were parked side by side. … Continue reading

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