This particular cooking class includes a lesson in roasting chiles, which seems especially appropriate this time of year…..
New Mexico’s Exclusive Black Community
Since I write fiction set prior to New Mexico statehood in 1912, most of the story of Blackdom is outside my time frame. I wish someone would write a novel (or a series of them) based on this town. It would be high on my reading list!
How Coyote and Eagle Stole the Sun and Moon
New Mexico Remedios
A curandera plays an important role in the story from Old One Eye Pete that I shared on July 21. This video provides some insight into the types of remedies that she might have used in her work.
From Sheep to Cloth, Part II
From Sheep to Cloth, Part I
In No Secret Too Small , Suzanna learns how to weave. In her case, the wool has already been taken from the sheep and transformed into yarn. This video and the one I’ll post a couple days from now, provides a lot more information about the entire process than I could have possibly included in the novel. Enjoy!
How to Build a Fire
Since fire was a central element in my post of June 23rd, this seemed like a fitting video to accompany it.
Volcanos in New Mexico
Did you know that there are volcanos in New Mexico?