Montezuma, NM

This is Dorothy Keightley. She gave birth first to my dad, then to his three brothers and two sisters. She lives in Montezuma, which is a few miles north of Las Vegas, which is about sixty miles east of Santa Fe. She’s the one I always brag about to others over drinks at parties and […]


If you’re ever in doubt as to whether you’re in New Mexico or not, just check the local grocery store shelves. The tortillas are all locally made, with the exception of a teeny tiny stack of one particular Texas Brand. Choices are good. This is in a Lowe’s market in Las Vegas, New Mexico. My […]

Back to Santa Fe

On Sunday I leave Joy and Denver behind and head back down to Santa Fe. This is the playlist for the drive: William Orbit: Hello Waveforms (mellow, contemplative, somewhat depressing, which is appropriate for one leaving Joy behind.) Dane Cook: Harmful If Swallowed (a bit of sparkly comedy to make me giggle.) Earlimart: Treble and […]


Joy and I spend a fine weekend together in Denver. You can’t tell how much fun we’re having by our expressions in the photo below, which is actually taken on Saturday’s jaunt to Boulder. You’ll just have to take my word for it. Odd thing: seconds after this photo is taken, a pigeon falls from […]