As the coaches, competitors and students at the New Mexico Fencing Foundation will tell you, today’s fencing derives from one long-ago practice: the gentlemanly fight to the death.
Joe Marquez is the owner of Yan-You-Len Pond Service and also runs a koi fish rescue operation (his youtube channel, youtube.com/user/yanyoulen, is popular among koi enthusiasts worldwide). Marquez has more than 100 fish in 8,000 gallons’ worth of ponds on his own property, including a 300-gallon “hospital” for sick fish. He is interested in starting a koi club in Santa Fe and can be reached at 795-6285. His business’ name translates from Chinese as Caretaker of Fish.
Photographer Brad Bealmear got a gig the first day he set foot in New York City in 1983, and wound up spending most of his career as a commercial photographer there. By some divine stroke of luck, he happened into a Fifth Avenue jewelry store just after the previous commercial photographer had been fired.
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