Food for Thought

The Best Books in New Mexico & Arizona

And the winners are …. !

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Los Ranchos Village Vision Magazine

What a great way for a community to support its local residents and efforts to encourage reading!

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Small Businesses

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It's right around the corner.
Celebrate your community with the small businesses that make it special. Read More…

The Day After

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I am brutally honest about everything and fairs are no exception. Read More…

What Could Possibly Go Wrong With This Idea?

banned-by-facebook

Putting naked pics on Facebook — what a stupid idea! Read More…

Black Friday Really?



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Thought Black Friday was just one day! Now I see it everyday!
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A Weekend Full of Books!

Get a great book this weekend and slow down and give it a read!

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Put On Your Calendar - the 4th Annual Balloon Museum Fair!

Holidays season brings lots of book fairs and arts & crafts shows

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Entitled Government Agencies

Government agencies in New Mexico feel they can do whatever they want because to enforce IPRA takes a huge effort and very few people are going to do that.

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Be Safe Out There!

Somebody has to do something about this! You can’t even go to Walmart anymore! Wednesday night’s shooting in a Walmart near Denver is the latest of avoidable tragedies.


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Reading In November!

November is perfect for reading!

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Happy HALLOWEEN!!!!!

Happy HALLOWEEN!!!!!

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Amazon IN YOUR HOUSE? Are You That Dumb?

How stupid does Amazon think we are?

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Jeff Flake & What Have We Gotten Into?

Our leader is spending time with really stupid name-calling and not helping to pass things we need passed to run the government.

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Art Brennan

In Memoriam: Art Brennan (1950-2017)

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Lies, PR, & Judgments

White House shows bad taste and disrespect to military and all Americans.

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NEW vs SAME OLD

The shiny new thing versus the old reliable one

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Niger

Niger and the death of four servicemen; something is wrong at the White House.

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Five Really Important Events

Freedom of Speech is so important in this day of government-sponsored fake news and alternate facts to read.

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Little Free Library in Los Ranchos

The Village of Los Ranchos Gets its First Little Free Library

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46th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

The party is over! Now back to the real world . . .

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The 2017 Rounders Award

New Mexico Department of Agriculture honors those who live, promote and articulate the western way of life.

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Stupid Stuff

We are a country filled with stupid people and morons!

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The Balloons Are Here!

It's a wonderful time of the year — roasted chiles, cool mornings, and hot air balloons. Our crew had a fabulous time this morning — we were there in spirit this am.

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A Real TV Star!

Had loads of fun at free public screening of Nasario Garcia Remembers the Rio Puerco which will air on PBS next week.

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Reflection on a lot of stuff

We are tolerating more and more bad customer service….. why?

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What Have We Become?

All victims of violence are in our prayers.

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A Big Week For Nasario Garcia

Come visit with a movie star! Santa Fe author featured in PBS documentary at free screening in ABQ and SF

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ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I HAVE EVER SEEN!

It is really fun when you find a great book!

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Flu Shots – Don’t Get Sick!

Flu season is fast approaching. Are you ready?


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Money is the Root of Many Evils!!!!!!

Scandals abound in government these days at all levels; they just piss our money down the drain!



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Walmart Employees in your HOUSE!!!!!

Something doesn't sound right in having Walmart employees in your house delivering stuff. And when you are not home. Just saying!

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National Comic Book Day & Diary Day

Help a kid learn to read and have fun doing it! Celebrate National Comic Book Day!

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IPRA & You

Open government and transparency are important because they allow citizens to view and keep track of what government does. But we must fight to keep those rights or government will strip us of them when we are not looking.


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We Got What We Deserve

New Mexico Governor Martinez threatens a complete government shutdown because she didn't get her way in the legislature. Most people in New Mexico probably won't even notice. SAD!

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Alternative Facts vs Fact Checking

Our White House feels that facts get in the way of the truth. I guess reality is only a tv show.

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BRING A KID - SATURDAY!!!!!

Calling all kids and adults! Learn all about where we are going in space exploration from an expert. Join us on Sat March 18 at the Santa Fe Public Library from 2-4pm!blogEntryTopper Read More…

WE DID IT AGAIN!!!!! We Failed!

New Mexico has some of the worst schools in the country and they are getting worse all the time. No thanks to the New Mexico Public Education Department.

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We Are in First Place Again!!!!!

New Mexico must love being number 1! We show up on all kinds of lists as the best place for this and that. But it also finds itself on the worst lists too!


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Terrie Q. Sayre

Hooray! There will be a new animal shelter later this year! We'd like to think that Terrie Q. Sayre had something to do with it!


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NMPED & Alternative Facts

Do you remember the old saying "It ain't over until the fat lady sings? Well, here is a new take on that provided by the NM Public Education Department and their legal eagles.

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National Words Matter Week

Words are an important part of communicating along with behavior. Words do matter! Here is a case in point.

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Charlie and Debbie Carrillo

Extend a helping hand to a family that needs our help right now! This is important to all of us so we hope you can help.

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NM Writers Dinner and exploring the future of books

Come have some fun with some great writers at the NM Writers Dinner and then explore where the book biz is headed over the next year or two . . .

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"Readable" is a big question today

“Readable” has become the chosen term of praise in our times precisely because so many of us find ourselves unable to concentrate as we once could or still aspire to. But to praise readability is to embrace the vicious feedback loop that our culture now finds itself in.

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#1 Is Over!!!!!

Good news! My lawsuit on Inspection of Public Records Requests violations is over! I punched the whale and it moved!

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White House Inappropriate Behavior!

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