Category Archives: politics

I’m voting for my mother

We are near the end of the election campaign in the U.S. and in a couple weeks people will be casting their ballots. This year I’m voting for my Mother, not for her beauty or for the delicious food that … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail – the beginning

Not Your Every Day Hike My home the Lower Farm in northern New Mexico is a mile distant from the village of Ledoux, which is just a small cluster of adobe homes. Past my gate men on horseback frequently drive … Continue reading

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Wind Farm – Cons, part 5

Wind Turbines Generate Electricity and Controversy: a series on whats  in the wind. Opponents objections and concerns regarding wind turbines can be listed in eight distinct categories: Visual, Altering Vegetation,Noise (part 1), Bird/Bat deaths (part 2), Intermittent Power (part 3), … Continue reading

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Eye Witness to Trinity

5:29:45 am, July 16, 1945 35 miles southeast of Socorro, New Mexico in the Jornada del Muerto desert Jack Aeby steadied his camera and in quick succession clicked three frames. At the same time Berlyn Brixner raised his motion picture … Continue reading

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Santa Gertrudis de lo de Mora

Where We Live – in an adobe mud house I have a couple weeks of vacation time coming up in the beginning of July and I plan on going home to The Lower Farm in Ledoux, New Mexico. Ledoux is … Continue reading

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Wind Farm – Cons, part 4

Wind Turbines Generate Electricity and Controversy: a series on whats  in the wind. Opponents objections and concerns regarding wind turbines can be listed in eight distinct categories: Visual, Noise, Intermittent Power, Bird/Bat deaths, Altering Vegetation, Fire, Ice and Pollutants. In … Continue reading

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Transportation Preparation

BE PREPARED to see (and purchase) new modes of transportation in the new future. In the old future we expected to be zipping around in anti-gravity vehicles and air-borne jet skis like George Jetson or Luke Skywalker. The new future … Continue reading

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