Monthly Archives: May 2013

HABANERA, A PORTRAIT OF A CUBAN FAMILY

Excerpt from the novel Chapter 1 The Havana cemetery was my first playground. Ponciano Querejeta, my maternal grandfather, liked to stroll by the graves and to read under the palm trees. He often sat on a bench and sang in … Continue reading

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Mosaic Fine Dining: something for every palate

Chef Bartel at Mosaic Fine Dining: “I’ve been planning this business for a decade.” Originally published in Taos News The chefs and the staff Mosaic Fine Dining opened on May 14th.  It fulfills a lifelong dream for executive chef and … Continue reading

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The Taos Elementary Arts’ Visiting Artist Program celebrates nine years

Originally published in Tempo Bilingual play La Grilla. Fifth-grade, dual language class students from Enos Garcia Elementary School. Photo courtesy of John Gusdorf The Taos Municipal Schools celebrated a gala event at the Taos Community Auditorium on May 2nd. It … Continue reading

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Susana Guillaume brings “King Laz” to Taos

Originally published in Tempo Susana Guillaume is back in Taos, this time with her third one-woman show, “King Laz.” The Taos community already knows her by her performance of “The Pinnacle of my French Ambition” that took place three years … Continue reading

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A haven for chile lovers—the five hottest restaurants in Taos

Originally published in Taos Summer Guide Chile is an essential ingredient in the northern New Mexican cuisine. But not all chile sauces are created equal. Should they be vegetarian or have a pork base? Which one is better, red or … Continue reading

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‘Indy’ the dog finds home after 972-mile trek

Originally published in Taos News The 14 students in the classroom seem relaxed and attentive. So does the dog under the teacher’s desk. This is the Taos Waldorf School eighth-grade classroom and the dog is the (unofficial) school mascot, Indy, … Continue reading

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Atira’s Southwest, where shopping is an art

Originally published in Taos News Pat Zamora, from Antonito, holds a sterling coral bracelet that protects babies from “mal ojo.” The trolley connection Atira’s Southwest started in 2004 as an offshoot of Atira Montoya’s first business, the Historic Taos Trolley … Continue reading

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