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This week, snowsports journalist Daniel Gibson takes us skiing at his own private paradise, then provides regional resort condition updates for January 6. | At “Ski Vallecitos” frozen wild grass is considered a skiable surface, as are icy ponderosa pine needles. I was reminded of this on a New Year’s outing to the Tusas Mountains and the small straw bale cabin we have on the banks of the Rio Vallecitos north of Ojo Caliente. We have a tradition of heading … Read More
When I planted my permanent garden decades ago, I chose only native and drought-tolerant perennials. I considered annuals to be expensive and time consuming to replace every year. Perennials, however, are planted once and expand to fill the garden, year after year. Also, once established, perennials can be divided to fill other areas of the garden, so they become a source of free plants. June has long been designated Perennial Gardening Month by the Perennial Plant Association (PPA). PPA recommends … Read More
Summer means it’s time to clean off the barbie and move some of your cooking outdoors. Whether your main dish is a steak or a plant-based burger, side dishes may end up as the stars of the show! I asked my friends to tell me their favorites, and their suggestions were diverse, from the classic potato and macaroni salads, deviled eggs, grilled corn on the cob, fruit salad, coleslaw, and carrot-and-raisin salad to more adventurous eats like shishito peppers, a … Read More