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Two beauty experts converge under one roof at Yucca Plaza

If your New Year’s resolutions include taking better care of your skin, Missy’s Organic Skincare and Spa and Bella Pelle (two businesses under one roof at Yucca Plaza) will help you achieve your goal. Originally published in Taos News “We … Continue reading

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Biscochitos: a traditional New Mexico treat

  The name comes from the Spanish word bizcocho used in its diminutive form, biscochito. But there is nothing “diminutive” about these spicy, anise-flavored cookies. They are utterly satisfying, and, like so many delicious treats, loaded with carbs. Their main … Continue reading

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Giovanna Paponetti moves from the corporate world to the art scene

Kamatics Corporation, a specialty bearing manufacturer and a subsidiary of Kaman Aerospace Corporation located in Bloomfield, Connecticut, is celebrating fifty years in business. They have invited their most outstanding former employees to an anniversary party. One of them is painter … Continue reading

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Creative Framing reopens under new ownership

Creative Framing, a shop that has been a Taos fixture for over thirty years, has a new owner and a new location: James “Jim” Cox has reopened in The Enchanted Plaza, on the corner of Salazar and Paseo del Cañon … Continue reading

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Lorrie Garcia, a Marian Santera

Image and story originally published in Taos News Photo: Katharine Egli Some artists discover their vocation early in life. Others blossom somewhat later, embracing a second or third career and excelling at it. Lorrie Garcia, a Master santera from Peñasco, … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,500 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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My doctoral dissertation

Since I am having fun creating eBooks, I made one of my doctoral dissertation “De señora casera a jinetera: imágenes de la mujer en la narrativa cubana masculina del siglo XX y principios del XXI” (From housewife to lady of … Continue reading

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