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Sisterhood Is Plentiful

Why Go Now Two of New Mexico’s county seats just 19 miles apart, Portales (Roosevelt County) and Clovis (Curry County) boast pleasant temperatures in the 50s in February and mid- to high 60s as March…

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New Mexico Brewers Directory

Going for Gold The New Mexico Brewers’ Guild likes to say, “Our cervezas will blow your cabezas.” They did just that at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, the premier U.S. beer festival…

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Over the Wall

When I was young, my family lived on the Bacone College campus in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Every Sunday after church, we visited the Five Civilized Tribes Museum, and I used my modest allowance to buy…

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The Rift

I felt quintessentially Western, riding my motorcycle down a sizzling black highway, half-shadowed mesas rising up behind a rippling heat wave in the distance. The white clouds that swelled to black…

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Off the Lost Highway

Initially, I could locate my pull to New Mexico solely in its terrain. Each August, escaping the stifling heat of Texas in an old Volvo station wagon, my family and I would make our annual trek to…

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Where the Outsiders Belong

Staring out my corner-office windows from the top floor of the Continental Bank building, on Chicago’s trendy near North Side, I could barely see the cold, gray waters of Lake Michigan through the…

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Nights of the Round Table

My first week living in Las Cruces, I attended an artgallery opening on the New Mexico State University campus. It had been a hectic few days, as I tried to hit the ground running as a new assistant…

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One of Our 50 Is Missing

GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD Eric Overbey, of Springfield, Missouri, shared a story his teacher told him when he was a student in Roswell. The teacher, a competitive fisherman, was driving through…

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