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  • New Mexico

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    Bleak. Barren. Beautiful. It’s hard to describe the scenery in New Mexico, especially as you drive towards the Arizona border and the competing beauty of

    The ABC of ABQ

    Back when I was working in a peroxide plant in Longview, Washington, I decided to move. It wasn’t the smell from the paper mill across

    Bikers and bars

    There’s a 65-mile stretch of road between Santa Fe and Albuquerque (ABQ) that’s known as the Turquoise Trail. Seven towns span the route and it

    Old or outsourced

    Santa Fe is home to one of the largest art markets in the world. If you have money, an eclectic taste in clothes and jewelry,

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    For as along as I can remember being aware of the power of prayer, I’ve have had to balance the idea of praying with the

    A cowboy stole my heart

    My bucket list is long and varied but right up there was to go to a real, live rodeo. One that wasn’t for tourists but

    The land of enchantment

    The New Mexico state motto  is Crescit Eundo (It grows as it goes). From the epic scientific poem De Rerum Natura   (On the nature

    The mother road

    I finally got to drive Route 66. Not all of it, just a short stretch, but enough to feel the magic. Dubbed the ‘Mother Road

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