Taking no prisoners. Including herself.

Despite being on the road, I’m still NaNo-ing! I’ve made my way back to Taos, New Mexico, sagebrush of my heart, and am snuggling down into 7 (burrr!) degree nights, the cold air like a blanket of quiet. Good thing I’m being well taken care of; some friends I met last time have put me […]

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Stuck, already, at the car rental.

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§516 · September 17, 2008 · Location-Location, Narrative · 1 comment · Tags: ,


The Land of Enchantment: Part 3 Most of what I like about New Mexico is it’s yawning expanses, and it’s “Old West” feel. It is just such another world from Northern California. Especially in Las Vegas, where clearly not much has changed in many years — I like it that way. There is some progressive […]

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§477 · May 7, 2008 · Location-Location · 1 comment · Tags: ,


The Land of Enchantment: Part 2 If you’re visiting New Mexico, you won’t be able to avoid green chili. Go on, try some. (This, coming from someone who thinks Pace Picante Mild is too spicy.) By day three I’m eating jalapeƱos whole. Hey — it’s better than menudo. ABRAHAM’S TIENDITA (map) This is Abraham, and […]

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The Land of Enchantment: Part 1 I wouldn’t say I’m “enchanted” by New Mexico… It’s more of an internal smile, one that grows like silent wintered tree branches anticipating Spring; ;grows, as I confront the daily life of a small, poorish American town. A third of the buildings are vacant and a good deal of […]

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§472 · April 29, 2008 · Location-Location · (No comments) · Tags: , , ,