Happy 100th Birthday to New Mexico! On Jan. 6, 1912, New Mexico officially became a state.
Unlike Bandolier, which is inhabited only by the spirits that went before, Taos Pueblo is a living ancient village. This Pueblo is considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited community in the US, formally acknowledged as older than one thousand years. However, the people of the Pueblo say, “The Native legends and detailed oral history […]
I am, once again, living in a place that is surrounded by ancient sites. Some of them are ruins, inhabited only by the spirits of those who went before, some are national parks and some are still active pueblo villages. The living pueblos include Taos, Picuris, San Juan, Santa Clara, Nambe, Pojoaque, Tesuque and San […]
In 1988 Robert Redford filmed The Milagro Beanfield War here in Truchas. I don’t know how many of you have read John Nichols’s book by the same name, but it is a wonderful read and I highly recommend it. I’ve been trying to paint a picture, on this blog, for those of you not from […]
In the late 60’s Truchas became the location of an unofficial commune drawing to it rock’s elite. This came about when Lisa and Tom Law bought acreage here, with a house and barn. Originally part of the music and, then, movie business in Los Angeles, they had famous friends and associates from both. In Los […]