In northern New Mexico, La Bajada is the hill to remember. Down south, that honor falls to the towering heights of Emory Pass. The difference is that the road over Emory Pass has not been straightened out--and though paved, it is still steep, narrow, twisting, and perilously beautiful.
NOB HILL--Call me dense. I made a prediction about 25 years ago that all of us would become brain surgeons. We could operate on our friends--slicing through tissue and foam, deftly tying off thousands of nerve endings, and understanding what we were doing after only a few minutes at the computer.
NOB HILL--Who will be the Democratic candidate to face Governor Susana Martinez in the fall of 2014? With her polling numbers still around a 60% approval rating, one might ask, "Who would want to?" Taking Martinez on in November, 2014 certainly is a gamble. Even getting through the Democratic…Continue
In New Mexico, with its vast distances, travel routes can become just as famous as destinations--like Route 66 and El Camino Real. Both of these particular routes converge in an escarpment between Albuquerque and Santa Fe that throughout history was so formidable to the traveler it became known simply as La…Continue
NOB HILL--It's time for Earth Day once again. The climate change deniers, the oil pipeline cheerleaders, the Texas water thieves, the mouth-pieces that spout the smoke of dirty power plants...to hell with all of them! This is OUR day! And Sunday, April 21st it will be celebrated right here in Nob Hill. La…Continue