Religion is never the problem; it’s the people who use it to gain power. Julian Casablancas of “The Voids”
As I sat down to write, I wondered, “How can I frame the contemporary value of shamanism?”
So what is your shamanic power animal?
For your pleasure, here is Secretariat’s great moment in history, plus the recipe for the fabulous Kentucky Derby Pie to enjoy on the 144th running on Saturday, May 5.
All I wanted to do was learn more about petroglyphs. I didn’t know that I would end up with a quandary.
” . . . I follow numerous scholars by arguing in favor of combining oral traditions with archaeology to develop a fuller understanding of the past.” Robert S. Weiner
As I trailed Cathy Smith and her art work through the Nambe Trading Post, at one point I exclaimed, “You’re a frigging genius!” “No,” she responded calmly. “I have a niche.”
Coyote is “up” because coyote is going down.
“Is there a people more deeply misunderstood?” Natalie Curtis, author
The permanent home of Natalie Curtis in 1921 was a tiny, three-room adobe in Santa Fe, New Mexico. However, when she was killed on a Paris street by a speeding motorist on October 23 of that year, about 15,000 people attended her funeral.
Does everyone know that it is National Condom Month? Are you participating?
“Dogs have an inherent—what we call divine—wisdom. Part of that wisdom is that no matter how we treat them, they still love us as they step into the role of guardian and/or angel for us.” Randy Crutcher and Barb Horn
New Mexico is “The Land of Enchantment” for sure, but it is also a land of anomalies, of things unexpected.
“The silence is so profound that one can almost hear the sands of time shifting.” Katherine Ware
The important numbers about New Mexico don’t look good, so wherein does its unique value lie?
The revelations have been important, effective, and timely. Going forward, however, the feminine has more important issues to confront than sexual abuse and harassment.
Funny how you can get attached to an insect. I’m referring to Herbert, the pumpkin spider.
“Fruitcakes make ideal gifts because the Postal Service has been unable to find a way to damage them.” Dave Barry
With all the recent news about havoc created by armed men, it is comforting to be reminded how we benefited from the spiritual awakening of a young man with a rifle back in 1894.
New Mexico became a state in 1912. Declining economically after being left off the railroad line, Santa Fe determined to become an exotic tourist destination, “The City Different.” It’s architecture and history–including its history of ghosts–have become enormous assets.