Blast to the Past

Plaza Pellerano Castro-Poet South end of Zona Colonial

Plaza Pellerano Castro-Poet South end of Zona Colonial

This little park is dedicated to an important poet with a simple stone inscription. Pellerano was a man who moved to the Dominican Republic from Curacao, stayed, and also raised a daughter, Luisa Castro, who was one of the most influential woman writers of Latin...

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LaFonda Hotel Part of the Santa Fe History

LaFonda Hotel Part of the Santa Fe History

The LaFonda Hotel has been a fixture in Santa Fe going back decades. The current hotel was built in 1922 on a downtown site where the first Santa Fe hotel was built in 1607 when Spaniards came to town. It is on the register of the Historic Hotels of America, was once...

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3 On A Match-Video Albuquerque Sunport

3 On A Match-Video Albuquerque Sunport

  This group belongs in cabarets in Berlin, London, Paris, after World War 2, without the smoke, SS Officers and floozies.   A first response to new music is often to discount or find faults with it because it is new. Another response is to recognize...

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Asia in Sandstone Amarillo College Museum

Asia in Sandstone Amarillo College Museum

Some sculptures exhibited are behind glass, others are open to visitors to peer at closely, peek at the small shadows in the creases of the faces. Some of the work is utilitarian, made to ornament balustrades and pillars. Other works stood in temples before kneeling...

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House Car Home Sweet Home

House Car Home Sweet Home

This home on wheels was originally owned by a couple from Louisiana who traveled from town to town with a carnival. They sold kewpie dolls and prizes, and, as far as we know, lived as happy as the Old Lady who lived in a Shoe. Inside, it is roomy enough for a couple...

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Weston’s 1960 El Camino Going for a paint job

Weston’s 1960 El Camino Going for a paint job

This car is no longer a car. It is a piece of family history. In high school, Weston started banging out its dents, measuring from A to B, searching the internet for alternators and chrome. In college, he was home for holidays and fashioned new panels to replace...

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