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My Thursday started with this comment: “There is more time behind us than in front of us.” more
When you hear the painful words, everything else you’ve heard, seen or done in the recent past feels pointless and trivial in comparison: A loved one committed suicide. It doesn’t … more
Sept.15-17 in Alamogordo, you have the opportunity to attend a manageable and, to my way of thinking, a beautiful balloon fest. It’s the White Sands Balloon Invitational and this year marks the 30th anniversary of the event. more
Some of you may be too young to remember Sam Donaldson, the longtime ABC TV newsman with the wandering eyebrows. Some of you may be too young to remember ABC TV news. Some years back, … more
I’ve always viewed polls and rankings with a bit of skepticism. You have to consider who’s setting up the polls, who’s paying for it, how the questions were asked, what’s the … more
Most New Mexicans know Trinity Site, in the northern, Stallion Gate area of White Sands Missile Range, is Ground Zero for the first atomic bomb detonation in August 1945. With the release of the … more
Most New Mexicans know Trinity Site, in the northern, Stallion Gate area of White Sands Missile Range, is Ground Zero for the first atomic bomb detonation in August 1945. With the release of the … more
Earlier this summer, an alert reader contacted me inquiring about the Bulletin’s golf columnist, Dr. Charlie Blanchard. “In recent months,” the reader wrote, “I found … more
As I write this, on Monday, July 10, the accumulated rainfall total for the calendar-year 2023 is 1.4 inches. I don’t have to tell you that’s not a lot of rain. We live in the … more
If you wonder if everyday people can make a difference in New Mexico, think of the Virgin Galactic spaceflight of June 29, the first commercial manned spaceflight out of New Mexico. I know what … more
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the … more
Did you get your $500 rebate-refund-tax-kickback from the state of New Mexico? I’ll probably spend mine on something practical, a couple of needed home repairs. Five hundred dollars is a … more
There has been a lot of discussion the past few months about the athletic rivalry between New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico. The discussion is warranted given the … more
There are lots of reasons Life is Good in Las Cruces. The weather is great, for the most part. The food is great, especially when you add some local green chile. And the mountain views and … more
For safety reasons, they were battery-powered candles, placed into clear plastic cups. Physically, it was not the same as, say, a live candle in a crafted tin holder in St. Patrick’s … more
Is war inevitable? So far, in human history, the answer is yes. Almost always, the people who die in war are not the ones who decided to go to war. While political leaders make their … more
Now that New Mexico has an official state aroma, I’m already having second thoughts about its accuracy. The state legislature passed the measure in its 2023 session naming the smell of … more
Back in the 1990s, I was fortunate enough to be assigned not one, but two weeklong business trips to Hawaii. And another to Lake Tahoe. There was plenty of work to do, but time for activities … more
Cancer is hell. We’ve all lost loved ones to this dreaded disease. Making a small donation to organizations fighting cancer and its collateral damage can’t possibly help. Or can … more
Bulletin reporter Mike Cook has a small, intriguing story in the Business section this week about some collectible Hummel figurines for sale at the Emporium store downtown. The photo of some of … more
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