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Second time around

December 22, 2017

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 death of her son, Capt. Todd Tyler… Read More ›

Active living

Easing senior loneliness

It’s more important than we think (NewsUSA) – Social isolation is a little-thought-of, but growing, factor in the health and well-being of people 65 and older – and it may play a greater role than obesity as a public health hazard, according to research at Brigham Young University. But what does “social isolation” really mean?… Read More ›

Becky Christmas

American Gold Star Mothers

Providing services to vets and their families Becky Christmas, a Wagon Mound, N.M. woman, has been actively involved in American Gold Star Mothers Inc., for many years. Following the death of her son, Capt. Todd Tyler Christmas who died while serving in the military, she wanted to affiliate with an organization in which she could… Read More ›

Tom McDonald

The future of print is print

By M.E. Sprengelmeyer The Communicator, Santa Rosa, NM The future of print is in print. Maybe you’ve heard that before, because I’ve only said it a few thousand times – each time somebody has tried to tell me that printed newspapers are dead in the internet age. They say we’re an anachronism, that owning a… Read More ›

Jessica Johnsen

Jessica Johnsen Will be Latina Technology Ambassador

Article and photo courtesy of NMHU Office of University Relations A New Mexico Highlands University computer science faculty member will be an ambassador for increasing the number of Latina women in technology. TECHNOLOchicas, an initiative of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, chose Jessica Johnsen for the honor. “I recommend exploring careers in… Read More ›

At the Castaneda

Q&A With Tour Guide Kathy Hendrickson

More than a tour; it’s an experience If you are looking for someone to lead a tour of Las Vegas, N.M., you couldn’t find a better person for the job than Kathy Hendrickson of Southwest Detours. Her enthusiasm combined with copious amounts of research give clients what they’re looking for, an entertaining experience full of… Read More ›

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Exercise and healthy eating

Fighting diabetes by making good choices According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity. Being obese is defined as a health issue, not a personal flaw. There are good reasons for that. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some… Read More ›

Entrepreneural Network Forum

Three to present at EN Forum

Entrepreneurial Network Forum, Monday, Feb. 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the back room at Borracho’s. Featured presenters will be Sharon Vander Meer, Write Stuff; Mike Ulibarri, Ulibarri Farms Candy Shoppe; Sara Jo Mathews, Borracho’s Craft Booze and Brews. “The Entrepreneurial Network is so important for similar reasons to why it is important to have… Read More ›

Lanie's Quilt

Made with love

I made my first quilt. Not that I haven’t made quilts, I have, but always the tie kind. I’ve never actually made an honest to goodness quilted quilt. I’m proud of the finished product, not so much because of the perfection of the end result (it is FAR from perfect), but because I didn’t give… Read More ›

The right words…

You have your passion and I have mine. Allow me to put my passion for writing to work for your business or organization. Write Stuff: (The short list of writing services) Blog development and content Website content Ad development and design Facebook post management Posters Rack Cards Brochures Press Releases / Public Relations Flyers (content… Read More ›

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