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Getting High

Gosh, the folks down there look like ants!

Blue Corn Years ago, l landed in Albuquerque as a tourist and took the shuttle bus to Santa Fe. It happened to be the Balloon Fiesta, and the bus driver was really talking it up to his passengers.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Robert Basler

End of the Trail?

More fun than a Plaza full of zombies!

Blue Corn For a small square block of land, Santa Fe’s shady, sweet and timeless Plaza seems to attract way more than its share of controversy.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Robert Basler

Oh, the Humanity!

Stupid is as stupid does…

Blue Corn One-time Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain was fond of telling his supporters, “Stupid people are ruining America!”

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 Robert Basler

New Mexico, True or False?

Come visit us, and leave your falsies at home…

Blue Corn If there’s one thing New Mexicans probably know very little about, it’s how we attract tourists to our state.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Robert Basler

Cool as an Adobe Abode?

If I’m so comfortable, why am I sweating on my tacos?

Blue Corn So here we all are, living in our non-air-conditioned homes, wearing sponges under our armpits. But that’s okay because, you know, we have that dry heat.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Robert Basler

Blue Corn Survival Guide

Coyotes and bobcats and bears, oh my!

Blue Corn Hey, Bob, I recently moved to Santa Fe, and I need some advice on protecting myself from the dangerous predators you have out here. You’re talking about those jewelry shops with the “Going Out of Business...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Robert Basler

Crime for Dummies

The moron left his what? Where?

Blue Corn I’ve written before about stupid crimes here in Santa Fe, and some readers have accused me of being obsessed with lawlessness. That isn’t true. It’s stupidity I’m obsessed with.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Robert Basler

Extra, Read All About It!

I’m living la vida Hollywood

Blue Corn I was just daydreaming about my Hollywood career. Last October, my wife and I went to Albuquerque to work as extras on a movie they were shooting there.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Robert Basler

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
 
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