Some of these photos have appeared in a previous post, but it’s been a while. These are all in Harding County. Every part of New Mexico is different, but Harding County holds a special place in my heart.
This is a repost – this past week was Bookmobile week, and as luck would have it, it was also the week the Bookmobile came to Logan. Now I have a new stack of books for a month, and you have a post to read about one of my favorite New Mexico institutions! I love the Bookmobile. I’ve been in Atlanta for the past seven days, and it makes me very content to be back in Logan after a week in the city. Don’t get me wrong. I love getting to eat fresh seafood and amazing Thai noodles and sushi. [ Read More ]
Some of my earliest memories from the 60’s involve the sound of someone dribbling a basketball down the court while the crowd cheers. I love the smell of a gymnasium – hardwood varnish, basketball leather, a bit of sweat, popcorn, cinnamon suckers. In my mind I can still see all those tiny gyms of my childhood – Grady with their wooden bleachers behind a barrier (like in “Hoosiers”), San Jon’s brick walls, Amistad’s cavernous court that turned into a dance floor every New Year’s and Christmas, Logan’s little gym with three rows of built-in wooden seats under tall casement windows and [ Read More ]Pin It
Fall means several things at my house. Green chile roasting and freezing. Raking leaves in the backyard. Planting arugula for a winter crop. Smoking a turkey to see how it might work to do the same on Thanksgiving Day. And gathering enough wood to burn in the fireplace until spring. Luckily I live with a guy who traded some electrical work for a couple of cords of wood. Dave wired a house in Mosquero in exchange for wood, with the only requirement being that we had to retrieve it. From Ray Vigil’s Dad’s place in Mosquero Canyon. So last Saturday we [ Read More ]