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Don J. Usner

Lowriders: Riding High

Above: Mike Montoya applies a finishing touch for the 2012 MainStreet ShowDown car show in Española. IT WAS A HOT SUMMER DAY in Chimayó, cicadas buzzing in the junipers and dogs panting in the…

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Dropping Out, Tuning In

Above: Simple pleasures achieve the sublime at Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center. FOR LONG MOMENTS the sight holds us mesmerized: diamonds and ripples of golden light reflecting off the river and…

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On the Mary and Joseph Trail

NEED TO KNOW Throughout New Mexico, churches and parishes and all kinds of neighborhood associations and community groups organize Las Posadas events each year. The traditional timing for the events…

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Finding the Right Words

I grew up in northern New Mexico, spending most of my time in Los Alamos but making frequent trips to visit my grandmother and other relatives in Chimayó. Spanish was the common language down in “the…

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