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The Secret to a Boredom Free life In Las Cruces

Dorothy Parker, a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table, writer and member of the Editorial Board for the New Yorker, once wrote, the cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. This statement pretty much explains my approach to living in Las Cruces.

There are multiple steps I am learning about why talking to interesting people from across the globe is scary work, ...


I love being surprised except when I hate it. On the way back from our recent launch at the spaceport, the 2 New Mexicans in the car agreed, we wanted our out of town guests to experience lunch at Sparkys in Hatch. We spent a year working on this Student Launch campaign with Las Cruces Public Schools, Doña Ana Community College, Hot Springs Middle School and High School and Roswell Middle school teachers and ...


Getting Pushed Over to the Side of the Road

 

Have you ever owned a jalopy and had to push it over to the side of the road? Remember what it’s like, drivers side door open, traffic stopped and you huffing and puffing to get it out of everyone’s way. When I was young my parents did not  give me a car when I came to NMSU.  Most students did not ...


The Beauty of Life

Sometimes you have to be alone to reflect on the beauty of life. Where winter is only a rumor in our world here in the desert, it is for us to enjoy this time of year. Let's be grateful that so many of us have traded in snow shovels for sun screen. When we are in dawn's light, I have a long walk to pick up my Sun News. This walk ...


Lets talk about the road to success

The Whole Enchilada Fiesta will be without the enchilada. Bummer! I remember going to the Hillsboro Appleless Festival one year. There were no apples, they had a freeze. It was the first year I brought my parents to Hillsboro. I bribed my Dad with a promise of apple pie. They had good pies, he really didn't care where the apples came from. Our Fiesta will continue to be reason ...