Although Mabel was a wealthy New York heiress born in 1879, we do share this: We both came to New Mexico with rather cavalier attitudes about it.
The trip was filled with ghosts and they or the land, or both, gripped my soul on this sunny New Mexico day when Kim and I journeyed back in time and experienced the conceived utopia of another era and a sense of the lives lived within it, in old houses and on ancient land.
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good or are you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.
William deBuys came to the Truchas Library recently to read for us from two of his books. In fact deBuys lived in Truchas back in the early 70s and recalled tutoring local children in the very building that is now the library. Back then it was the school. Several old-timers greeted him and he remembered them by name. Very impressive.