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Racing the Chama Chili Ski Classic

In my previous post, I wrote about discovering the 40th Annual Chama Chili Ski Classic, held over Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, January 19-21, 2013. Terry and Ryan eagerly planned to compete as a training race for the 52K American Birkebeiner, held each February in Wisconsin. Learning all that was planned for the weekend and
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Hiking the Picuris Peak Trail

…AKA a pleasant memory after a trying time. This past July, Terry and Ryan drove the remainder of our belongings and our camper from Wisconsin to New Mexico to join me in our new home, as I waited up all night, anxious for their safe arrival. Once they settled in, we decided that the best
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Family Fun in the Sun!

An event worth planning an entire summer camping trip around, the Taos Solar Music Festival is not to be missed. The final weekend in June every summer, the small town of Taos, NM (population just over 7,000) puts together an amazing combination of talent and the cutting edge information on solar power and makes a
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Attending An Enjarre!

After hearing about it for several years, I had the opportunity to attend the Enjarre of St. Francis de Asis  Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos, NM this year. There were a number of visitors present, watching quietly as the beautiful old church was being restored. It was a humbling and spiritual experience. On a
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