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Albuquerque’s two distinctive ranchito suburbs

All of us are familiar with the enormous ranches and farming operations that are most often found flung across the Midwestern and Western United States. We are also familiar with the smaller scale ranchettes and farmettes that tend to dot … Continue reading

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A whirling good time to the Mid-America Windmill Museum

Nothing evokes the history of the American Midwest and Great Plains more than the classic windmill spinning effortlessly in the breeze. Sadly, these iconic structures are becoming less and less visible on the American landscape. But, there is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Your community is a small town when…

This is the seventh in a series of satirical posts. This time, small towns are under the microscope. Your community is a small town when… John Mellencamp sings about it. Clark Kent grew up there. A high-rise is a silo, … Continue reading

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Solemn Fencepost

Weathered and worn Tattered and torn A solemn wood post Alone and forlorn   Wires barbed and true All rusty, not new Cling to their post Nothing else left to do   Buffeted by winds No one more tends Perishing … Continue reading

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