Monthly Archives: December 2011

Casa Gallina dresses up for the holidays

Photo: Tina Larkin Originally published in the Taos News Christmas is almost here and Taos gets ready to embrace it. The aromas of the season (pine cones, gingerbread and anise bizcochitos) permeate the town. The sad and poignant music of … Continue reading

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2011 Holiday Blog Tour

This post is part of the 2011 Holiday Blog Tour, an excellent idea of NuncaSolista writer Icess Fernandez. See the complete schedule in her blog http://www.writingtoinsanity.com/2011/11/oh-holidays-here-we-come.html Since my date was December 17th, the feast day of Saint Lazarus, I thought … Continue reading

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Taos cuisine: putting the New in Mexican

Picture taken from Orlando’s website Originally published in The Taos News “The anise and nutmeg fragrance of the biscochitos, the traditional sugar cookies, filled the house,” reads “Christmas in New Mexico,” a heartwarming essay by Chicano writer Rudolfo Anaya, author … Continue reading

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9 Questions to Jude Gochee

  Pictures taken from Graystone Furniture website   Originally published in Enchanted Homes   9 Questions to Jude Gochee, owner Graystone Furniture and Sofa Gallery  815 Paseo del Pueblo Sur,  Taos, NM 87571  Phone: 575-751-1266  http://www.graystonefurniture.com/ Teresa Dovalpage: You were chosen Entrepreneur of the … Continue reading

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Local homes get makeover: a look at three before and after projects

S h a d o w s  L o u n g e  &   G r i l l,  taken from Joan Duncan website                         The Creatrix Joan Duncan … Continue reading

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Traveling grandmas revisit Charles Kuralt’s America

Shell outside Taos Lodging, holding a copy of Kuralt’s America After Inda Lou Schell read Charles Kuralt’s America for the first time, in 1995, she and her husband decided to follow the journalist’s journey. “We loved his descriptions of the places and … Continue reading

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Taos Christmas Guide: posadas, processions and parades

The Lightning of Ledoux This is a beloved annual tradition that welcomes in the holiday season. It will take place on December 10th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Take a stroll and you will see farolitos and luminarias (sand-filled … Continue reading

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