Journal

Balloon Fiesta
It’s almost that time again. The time when the sky over Albuquerque fills with unique and colorful hot-air balloons. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is one of the most treasured events in New Mexico, and beloved around the world. For...
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The legend of the jackalope
Sometimes it’s hard to separate myth from mundane. And sometimes the two become so intertwined that the “facts” are almost impossible to discern. Perhaps it’s that the human mind needs the fantasy of something out of the ordinary, something unusual....
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Bolts of lightning were said to shoot from the eyes of the Thunderbird and claps of thunder to come from the movement of his wings. Fierce and strong, the Thunderbird brought the storms and the rain, the precious source of...
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Bears in the southwest
Years ago, both black bears and grizzly bears made their home in New Mexico. These creatures are a majestic sight in their natural habitat, despite the cartoon images of our childhood. Other attempts to make these animals cuddly and cute...
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