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Say Cheese, Billy!

Nothing to Kid about…

Blue Corn Billy is back. Again. Billy the Kid, everybody’s favorite New Mexico gunslinger, never quite escapes our consciousness.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Robert Basler

Secret Stuff, Right Here!

Earning our bachelor’s degree?

Blue Corn The idea is to show Santa Fe in a very attractive light, so fans of The Bachelor will want to come for a visit.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Robert Basler

Nice Place To Visit

Can you pick us up at the Denver airport?

Blue Corn Santa Fe is a magnet. You can’t imagine how cool and exotic this place sounds to hundreds of millions of foreigners. And by foreigners I mean folks from Utah, or maybe even farther away.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Robert Basler

Getting Our Just Desserts

That’s the way the cookie crumbles?

Blue Corn I’m not exactly sure why state legislatures always feel called upon to come up with “official” state stuff, but they all seem to do it.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Robert Basler

Don’t Play With Words!

You’re wearing red chiles on your head?

Blue Corn I’ve been reading your Blue Corn column for more than a year now, Bob, and I don’t think it’s as bad as most people say it is. Thanks! I love hearing from readers.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Robert Basler

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
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