Spring

Rain

Rain falls to the earth, seeps into the soil, awakens resting roots and seeds. Where there was nothing, now come signs of life, fragile yet strong. Graceful sprouts reply to the sun’s call. Shoots reach toward the sky, intricate and beautiful, wonder beyond imagining, each tiny drop of […]

Rotary Chinese Dinner

Something different

for good causes…   If you’re looking for a way to contribute to worthwhile causes and have a good time rolled into one great event, don’t miss the Rotary Club of Las Vegas Chinese Dinner, Thursday, Mar. 1, 5:30 – 7:30 in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. Tickets are […]

BLIND CURVE

Blind Curve Excerpt

We strode down the dank second floor hallway of Framington Apartments. Hard rock pulsed beyond the flimsy door of Unit 233, our destination. Yelled curses added to the racket. As first on scene, I stepped forward to knock. Ramirez pushed me aside and banged hard on the flimsy door. “Police! Open […]

Persevere

Persevere

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4 Perseverance is hard. Disappointment after disappointment stands […]

Hunter's Light

Episodic fiction

Coming Soon! Hunter’s Light: Pella’s Revenge Follow Pella Soames on her quest to find her mother and right the wrongs of long ago. When loyalists quelled an insurgent plan to take over earth nearly 20 years ago, they found Pella Soames and Bartholomew Casey among the captives destined […]

MainStreet de Las Vegas

Shovel ready and ready to go

Entrepreneurship and small business continue to be the backbone of the American economy. MainStreet de Las Vegas is making strides in opening up opportunities for Las Vegas and area entrepreneurs to start up new businesses in the railroad district and historic downtown area. The organization has completed shovel […]

Peace

Forgiven

Help us, God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name’s sake. Psalm 79:9 We are going to stumble. We are going to stray. We are going to try, to go our own way. God does forgive as humbly we […]

Patti Romero

Historical photos gain new life

(NOTE: For an overview of this book’s development, go to Historical photo book arriving soon on this website.) “How can the Friends (of the City of Las Vegas Museum) help to get this important resource more accessible to the public?” That was the question board members considered when they […]

Roswell Shanks Ranch

And the questions continue

Why was military called in from El Paso instead of Roswell Army Air Base? Article by Janice Dunnahoo Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — Following is a little-known story about military secrets around Roswell during the war and post-war times of the 1940s. Is the UFO incident reported in […]

Love Works

Love works

Let all you do be done with love. 1 Corinthians 16:14 Sometimes, okay when something happens that upsets me – ticks me off royally – and I think, “This is the last straw, this is the last time I’m helping that ungrateful person! Enough is enough is enough!” A […]

Range Cafe Las Vegas, NM

The Range Café at the Plaza

Ordinary food done extraordinarily well From the website: The original Range Café was started in 1992 by Tom Fenton and Matt DiGregory in Bernalillo, N.M., in a funky, 56-seat former gas station. In 1995 the original building was destroyed by a devastating fire. In 1996 the Range Café […]

Off the Leash

Off the Leash

Found on Facebook. I have nothing to add. This says it all. Have a fabulous day!   Please Follow, Like, Comment and Share this post. Your feedback is important to me. Thanks for reading One Roof Publishing Magazine. One Roof Publishing may be reached by e-mail at fsharon@msn.com. […]

A new day

Little Thoughts

  Little thoughts? You think you aught Not speak your dreams? Yet from your heart hope streams and screams. Make your choice, Raise your voice! Speak those words of deepest valor, Yes, believe! You have the power. No little thoughts, your heart’s desire, Your’s a life full of […]

Pumpkin Quesadilla

Game day recipes that pack a punch

(NewsUSA) 1. Blazin’ Buffalo Potato Skins It’s the big-game weekend and you’re hosting. You want something bold, flavorful, and better for you. Get recipe here. 2. Nutty Tapenade Dips are an easy way to feed the crowd. Here’s a lighter option that is just as creamy and rich […]

Tim Hagaman

Outlaws at Jan. 27 Saturday @ the Museum

Featuring actor and writer Tim Hagaman Tim Hagaman describes himself as an actor, writer and speaker, cultural economic development promoter, and film historian. He grew up in the mid-west and attributes a lifetime of experiences to his love for history and the great outdoors. “Raised a Midwesterner from […]

Walk in faith

He is my strength

The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. Psalm 118:14 You are wandering in the desert, alone, afraid, disoriented. What do you do? Pull out your cellphone and pray you have service! Life can feel a bit like being lost in an unknown place. […]

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Four to be honored at annual banquet

LVCCHP celebrates 41 years of service  Award winning author Henrietta Martinez Christmas will be the guest speaker at the annual Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation banquet on Saturday, Jan. 27, at Charlie’s Event Center on Douglas Avenue. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 […]

CSR Survey

Doing the right thing matters

(NewsUSA) – Equal pay for equal work tops the list of concerns expressed by respondents for Aflac’s third annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) survey. Consumers and investment professionals were asked what companies can and cannot do while claiming to be socially responsible. The survey touched upon issues such […]

Workplace stress

Daughters in the workplace

(NewsUSA) – For the millions of women caring for an aging adult while balancing a full-time job, it can be a struggle to juggle conflicting demands. A new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, found that one in four daughters in […]

Be budget savvy

Is a debt-free life possible?

(NewsUSA) – Leslie Balfaqih couldn’t believe how much money she and her husband wasted every month. “Our financial life was a mess,” Leslie says from her home in Florida. “To say we were disorganized is putting it mildly.” Like so many Americans, they didn’t have a plan for […]

Peace Lily

Present day by day

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 KJV God is present. This isn’t a maybe or a might; it is an absolute. In times of fretfulness and fear, when you think you have been forgotten, remember this: “Cast all […]

United Way

Join the fight, Live United

(NewsUSA) – For too many people, every day is a struggle. A struggle United Way confronts by working with organizations across the world to provide those in need with tools and resources to improve their lives. Like transitional housing and job training that helps families support themselves. United […]

Stonefield Sheep

Guest Post

Pressure cooking saves time and tenderizes by S.K. Ammerman Pressure cooking will never replace roasting, but it definitely has its uses. I cooked a 5.85 pound whole chicken in the Instant Pot in two 15-minute ‘poultry’ sessions. If I’d been more ambitious I’d have added vegetables and continued […]

Happy 2018

And the winner is…

In a recent post I proposed a challenge to readers asking, “What quote or comment – your own or from another source – defined 2017 for you? What do you want 2018 to be like?” My responses to the challenge are– What I learned in 2017 is that […]

A wake up call

It’s never too late to make dreams come true. It does, however, take hard work and focus. This video sums it up rather dramatically. From Video Advice Daily. New beginnings can start any time. Not just the first of the year.

The spirit of wisdom

I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him… Ephesians 1:17 KJV   The spirit of wisdom and revelation, does not come through judgment. Listen instead of […]

Genetic Code

Health trend to watch in 2018

Personalized medicine– (NewsUSA) – When scientists first read the entire genetic code of a human being in 2003, the monumental achievement promised a new era in medicine. What diseases we get, and how we respond to drugs, depends in large part on our own individual genes. Knowing our […]

ORP: An online local magazine

One Roof Publishing Magazine will continue to provide local events and activities news in addition to features like Q&A articles about interesting people, book reviews, arts news and what journalists refer to as “soft news,” which is why ORP is a magazine and not a news site. I […]

P.E.O.

Harapat receives PEO PCE grant

Submitted by Joyce Litherland, Chapter AC, Las Vegas, NM… Chapter AC of P.E.O. International recently awarded Makahla Harapat one of the organization’s Program for Continuing Education grants. The P.E.O. Sisterhood is a Philanthropic Educational Organization founded almost 150 years ago with chapters throughout the U.S and Canada, including […]

Immanuel

The treasure

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal, for where your […]

Sharon Vander Meer

A musing

Thoughts on aging I am old but it pisses me off… makes my blood boil… grinds on me… is a rude awakening when people treat me like I’m old. Even worse, I recall treating old people the same – or worse – when I was young. The following […]

The Fence

Second time around

A quick run down on some of the posts from this year you might have missed! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! American Gold Star Mothers: Becky Christmas, a Wagon Mound, N.M. woman, has been actively involved in American Gold Star Mothers Inc., for many years. Following the […]

Goodies

Before and after, with recipes

Here sit my good intentions. In most years, by the first week in December, all of my baking and candy making has been done, wrapped and ready for delivery. Not this year. I kept thinking tomorrow, I’ll get to it tomorrow. Well, tomorrow is here, and I have […]