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Science Dude is Back

Speed Humping, the Scientific Way

Blue Corn A number of readers have asked when I’m going to bring back the Santa Fe Science Dude.

Monday, April 7, 2014 Robert Basler

The State of Our Cuisine

“New Mexico: We’ll Have What the Mexicans are Having!”

Blue Corn The tourism and restaurant folks keep pushing the notion that New Mexico has its own distinct cuisine. How can a state have a cuisine?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Robert Basler

You Squeal We'll Conceal

Relocation, relocation, relocation

Blue Corn Hey Bob, I recently heard a weird thing about Northern New Mexico. Someone told me our area has a lot of folks in the Federal Witness Protection Program. Could that be true?Absolutely. According to official sta...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Robert Basler

Send in the CROWNS

Welcome to the Miss No-Talent Competition!

Blue Corn Yes. This alleged daughter is news to me. My wife and I don’t keep secrets, and if we did have a daughter 7-19 years ago, I’m pretty sure she would have shared the blessed event with me..

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Robert Basler

Santa Fe Sampler

Who Says There’s No Free Lunch?

Blue Corn Not exactly, buttercup. I changed my appearance in the men’s room a number of times, so they wouldn’t recognize me. I used novelty buck teeth, an eye patch, a pronounced limp, a bishop’s miter and I spoke...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Robert Basler

Hot Enough for Ya?

What do I do? Don’t ask!

Blue Corn “Didn’t I read that you were running for mayor?” “Doesn’t that metal thing in your tongue hurt?” “Hey pal, looks like you’ve had way too much to drink!” Believe it or not, I have been to a cou...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Robert Basler

Cop a Feeling

“Always use Santa Fe Brand Police Officers!”

Blue Corn The public’s reaction was pretty much like, human beings can’t live without water, and you’re the only ones selling it, so why are you wasting your money on advertising? I also remember when the US Treasu...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Robert Basler

Blue Corn: Santa Fe Santa

Santa will be your new neighbor

Blue Corn   'Twas the night before Christmas, all around Santa Fe Folks donned their apparel – yes, some of it gay Our stockings were hung by the chimney for cheer, I suppose we should wash them,

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Robert Basler

Hop off the Bus, Gus

Who Let All These NEW People in?

Blue Corn The object of Jaramillo’s comment was then City Council member Cris Moore, who had already been here for several years. Now a professor at the Santa Fe Institute, Moore recalls that in his reelection campaign...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Robert Basler

Bye, Bye, Blackbird

Blue Corn BY ROBERT BASLER Hey Bob, my professor here at St. John’s College told us that some of the most beloved poetry in the English language has Santa Fe roots, but most people aren’t aware of

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Robert Basler
 
 
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