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If you’re into art or history, or just like being outdoors, a trip to the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, in Southern New Mexico about halfway between Tularosa and Carrizozo, is a must. Just east of U.S. Highway 54, there’s a basaltic escarpment and, on nearly every available surface along the ridgeline, the Jornada Mogollon people, sometime between 900 and 1400 CE, chipped the desert varnish to create petroglyphs. The History The people lived along three creeks that give the place … Read More
Anne Hillerman’s sixth book in the popular series of book created by her father, Tony, was just released in April of 2021. In honor of Stargazer, we share an interview with Anne from when the previous book in the series, The Tale Teller, was published. Since the interview, her beloved husband, Don Strel, passed away. Generations of readers have been fans of Tony Hillerman’s mystery books set on the Navajo Nation, featuring his beloved characters, Navajo Tribal Police Officers Joe … Read More
Eggs have been important to humans since we started hunting and gathering. They were a main food staple for early people and they symbolize life, fertility, and rebirth in many cultures to this day. For those like me who grew up in the Southwest, spring celebrations always meant cracking cascarones (confetti eggs) on the heads of friends and family, leaving behind an explosion of color. Many other unique egg decorating traditions have originated all over the world. From Germany and … Read More