After posting my last blog, Ten Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mexican, I decided to search for other blogs that had similar themes, such as “Things Only New Mexicans Understand,” “You Know You’re From New Mexico If…”, etc., and there was one reoccurring theme (apart from an obsession with red/green chile). Please observe. Only New Mexicans … Continue reading Why do they call it NEW Mexico?
I’ve always known that there are few people in this world, and in this country, and in the neighboring state of Texas, who do not know anything about New Mexico. Whenever I encounter someone in New England who has been to New Mexico, I’m overjoyed because it means they know where it is! Even my well-meaning, extraordinarily intelligent friends ask questions … Continue reading Ten Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mexican
Last week(ish), on December 21st, I was notified by WordPress that it was my 4th Year Anniversary as a blogger. Normally, I miss out this occasion. Not that I think I ought to be throwing myself parties or buying myself jewelry (or appliances), but the WordPress congratulatory note had a strange effect on me. As … Continue reading My Top 14 of 2014, and a side of fruit
There are two things you should know about me. 1) I hate paying for parking 2) I hate driving through Boston Here’s why I hate these things: Paid Parking The beauty of growing up in Roswell, New Mexico is that all residential neighborhoods are fair game for parking on the street, and no parking lot … Continue reading A Lesson In Karma