Monthly Archives: July 2011

A curandera’s mission: healing the body and soul

Photo: Tina Larkin Originally published in The Taos News Patricia Padilla is an eighth-generation curandera fromEl Paso,Texas. She now lives inTaos, where she also works in her art. Her latest project is a Mayan calendar Tarot deck. Curanderismo is an … Continue reading

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Getting rid of those pesky critters

Originally published in The Taos News How to pest-proof your garden After you have toiled and sweated for weeks planting a garden, the last thing you want is to wake up one morning and discover that rabbits, prairie dogs, voles … Continue reading

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Katy George: a woman of many hats

Originally published in The Taos News Hats have a variety of functions—shielding the head from the cold weather, the sun or the rain, making short people look taller, masking a bad hair day and adding a personal, classy touch to … Continue reading

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