Memorial Day in New Mexico

When we travel through the state, sometimes we stop at cemeteries. Even in small, remote areas, we find memorials to our country’s heroes all through the year. We wish we knew all their stories better.

National Arbor Day in New Mexico

Trees I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her…

Good Friday in New Mexico

From El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine He was bleeding from a beating, there were stripes upon His back And He wore a crown of thorns upon His head And He bore with every step The scorn of those who cried out for His death Down the Via Dolorosa called the way of suffering Like a…

Super Bowl in Albuquerque

Because Albuquerque does not have its own team, its citizens are fans of teams throughout the country, making for some friendly rivalry at parties. Often the food has a New Mexican flair too. Here are some photos from past Super Bowls.  

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Albuquerque

Two years ago we were walking through Civil Plaza downtown and noticed the preparations for a celebration to be held later in the day. We talked to one of the scheduled singers, Diana Jackson. She graciously agreed to let us film her with a small preview of her prepared song and to let us post…

Christmas Day

From Christmas on the Pecos, Carlsbad, NM. “In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:4, 5