Santa Fe Reporter - Winter Guide http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-47-1-winter-guide.html <![CDATA[Toasty and Roasty - Gear to keep you and yours warm this holiday season]]>
By: Tom Winter
No one likes to be cold. Not even the polar bear or the walrus, the latter which relies on huge amounts of blubber to insulate itself from the trials and tribulations of nature.]]>
<![CDATA[The Ski Grid! - Everything you need to know about skiing New Mexico]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Everything you need to know about skiing New Mexico]]>
<![CDATA[Woodwork: The Lure of the Trees - ]]>
By: Tom Winter
The trees. Not the dark, haunted woods of Grimm fairy tales, but the powder-filled stashes of dreams. Places where the snow stays cold and light for days, and only the tracks of those who know mar the perfect white carpet.
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<![CDATA[Building Buzz for the Backcountry - Mountains see increasing interest in ‘earning your turns’]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
I’d like to begin with the bad stories. The time confusion made for a trip that truly was uphill both ways and meant seven hours of slogging for half an hour of downhill turns.]]>
<![CDATA[I Am Your Padre - El Niño is the favorite son for wet winters in NM]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
Just about everybody loves to drop the name in reference to a sudden change in weather, usually during torrential downpours or heavy snowstorms. It’s just got to be because of El Niño.
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<![CDATA[When and If... - Getting ready to cope with winter emergencies]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
Last month, Santa Fe was one among a dozen cities and counties to stage a four-hour teleconference in which everyone drummed up worst-case scenarios.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Do We Love Star Wars? - The whole thing is already so ridiculous that we’re just going with it]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Despite concerns that auteur JJ Abrams is suddenly in charge of, like, pretty much all money-making sci-fi film properties, the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just about everyone on earth (and beyond) in a tizzy.]]>
<![CDATA[An Agoraphobic’s Guide to Winter - Hole up and wait for spring with a few tips from our favorite grinch]]>
By: Alex De Vore
One of Santa Fe’s major selling points for tourists and residents alike is the outdoor scene around here. Skiing, biking, swimming, looking at dirt and rocks—we’ve really got it all.
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<![CDATA[Keep Your Force Strong - Fight the winter cold and flu season]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Unless you decide to live in a bubble during the winter months, the threat of getting a pesky cold or being laid out by the flu is high, and the holidays just around the corner leave no time to suffer in bed or on the couch.
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<![CDATA[Big To-Do - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Unless you decide to live in a bubble during the winter months, the threat of getting a pesky cold or being laid out by the flu is high, and the holidays just around the corner leave no time to suffer in bed or on the couch.
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<![CDATA[The Spirit(s) of Christmas - Sidle up to the bar at some haunted haunts]]>
By: Natalie Bovis
Ask anyone who grew up here about ghosts, and you’ll get an earful.
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<![CDATA[Starfall - Keep an eye on the sky for meteor shower shows]]>
By: Tom Winter
When the Death Star was blasted into the oblivion of a million bits of debris, it left a bit of a mess to be cleaned up. Of course, no one bothered.]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Movies...Baby! - Set the winter mood with these chill embracing flicks]]>
By: David Riedel
Winter has come early to most of the US, and if the bad weather, relentless TV ads and climate change news stories haven’t got you in a winter mood yet, take a look at these 10 flicks. Some are good. Some are bad. But they all scream WINTER, BABY! ]]>
<![CDATA[Cool List - Mark your calendar for these awesome holiday happs]]>
By: Enrique Limón
As the principal for SFR’s Calendar section, I can tell you that winter is definitely not the exception for the plethoric amount of cultural happenings that flood Santa Fe days and nights.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Fe Winter for Dummies - How to keep on keeping on during the cold months]]>
By: Emily Zak
Get in gear for the howling winds, sputtery snowstorms and black ice of the Santa Fe winter with SFR’s step-by-step guide on how to, well, enjoy it. ]]>
<![CDATA[Farolitos: An Almost Factual History - Candles burning in bags on the roof? What could go wrong?]]>
By: Robert Basler
It was Christmas Eve, 1872. The notorious outlaw Joaquín “Dusty” Faro and his gang had emptied the vault at Santa Fe’s First National Bank, and were galloping toward their hideout when an avenging posse headed them off at the pass.
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<![CDATA[The Ski Grid! - Everything you need to know about skiing New Mexico]]>
By: Emily Zak
Everything you need to know about skiing New Mexico]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Crafts - Santa Fe has a wealth of locally made holiday ornaments, each with distinct themes]]>
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Douglas Johnson likes to make holiday paintings depicting the bright side of a harsh time in New Mexico history. One features members of the San Juan Pueblo conducting the Turtle Dance to celebrate the return of the sun after the winter solstice.
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<![CDATA[Sip into Winter - Ditch the cloying eggnog sameness and revel in some of Santa Fe’s finest cold-weather liquid comforts]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
A good winter beverage is like a cozy state of mind blended with a small but carefully curated collection of ingredients.]]>
<![CDATA[Advent of Chocolate & Caramel - Take a trek down Santa Fe’s Chocolate Trail]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Counting down to Christmas with a piece of chocolate every day is a long tradition among those who celebrate the holiday. ]]>