We enjoyed seeing a few pages from the Sierra County Advocate’s April 19, 1907 issue. That’s more than 110 years ago!
AMC’s award-winning TV Show “Breaking Bad,” set (and filmed) in Albuquerque New Mexico, is at the end of an amazing run. (Corrected/edited thanks to pop.) With the final episode coming soon, series creator Vince Gilligan is being interviewed all over the darned place – we caught him on the Charlie Rose show last week, but […]
We’ve been wondering about a building in Winston ever since we first spotted it on a drive through town. The rectangular adobe is topped with a most interesting and massive decorative tin roof. Matching tin pilasters and corner treatments (whatever those are called), thick wooden doors, and a set of sunbleached antlers complete the building’s curious […]
A day on the lake! Lungs full of fresh air…couple of fresh-caught fish in the cooler, perhaps…the smell of Coppertone SPF 15 all around…and that feeling of accomplishment you get from learning new water skiing tricks. You can really work up an appetite having this much fun! But – what if you forgot the cooler, […]
Do you like mountain formations? They’re fun, right? And, like most states, New Mexico has its share of them. There are three really neat fancifully-shaped mountains in Sierra county. Have you seen them all? Do you think they live up to the descriptions, or do you think naming these formations thusly is a bit of […]
“Hello There, We’ve Been Waiting for You!” Ralph Edwards’ popular game show, “Truth or Consequences,” opened every week with these words. The show aired on the radio from 1940-57, and on television beginning in 1950. In 1949, as the radio show’s 10th anniversary approached, Edwards asked co-workers for ideas on how to mark the occasion. […]