Reflections on military service

TV Hagenah There has been a lot of discussion lately about our President and his military or lack of military experiences during the Viet Nam War. In fact, it has risen to levels of scandal. And let me be the first to say, I am very happy about it. The last Presidential scandal we had, […]

Cars are not always our friends

Lynn Moncus We seem to visit fairly frequently about the attacks of various kinds of gadgets and contraptions. Among the most frustrating attacks are made by our motor vehicles, which tend to blind side us at every turn. I keep threatening to trade my car off for a burro because I could communicate with that […]

Valentine’s Day, rough duty for guys

TV Hagenah Valentine’s Day has finally arrived. I know in my heart of hearts that every year at this time most women remember a special romantic time with flowers, candy, soft music and the one person they love. But with men, I truly believe it is different. Valentine’s Day is generally not a pleasant time […]

Thoughts on store keepers and learning

Lynn Moncus Since the arrival of the book about Quay County’s first hundred years, several people have expressed concern about the temporary office I have set up in the new metal barn on the museum grounds. They just don’t realize what a great place that is in which to spend a couple of hours in […]

TV Time: Men see things differently

I was reading an article the other day in Psychology Today which said the average woman sees 119 shades of color that men cannot. Even when men are specially trained, women can see 48 more shades than men. It went on to say that was on of the reasons for the proliferation in different colors […]

Men see things differently

TV Hagenah I was reading an article the other day in Psychology Today which said the average woman sees 119 shades of color that men cannot. Even when men are specially trained, women can see 48 more shades than men. It went on to say that was on of the reasons for the proliferation in […]

Gadgets – not always labor saving devices

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about the many gadgets we have to make life more confusing even though are supposed to make it easier. Some of us are reasonably sure they have lives of their own and decide to attack just about the time we are in a relaxed mode. They rarely […]

Eating habits begin at birth

Brenda Bishop It may be hard to believe that the health decisions you make for a five-year-old today will still count when he or she is 50.  Many studies now show that adult afflictions like heart disease and high blood pressure clearly have their origins in early childhood. In some cases, childhood presents the only […]

‘Tucumcari time’ confuses editor

TV Hagenah The other day I was talking on the phone to a young man who grew up in Tucumcari and had recently returned home from college. I wanted to arrange a meeting with him so I could take a photograph for a story I was doing, and I asked him to come by the […]

‘Spellink’ can be difficult

TV Hagenah Now that we are into 2004, I have to admit that the concept of a New Year is confusing for me. I think it comes down to my inability to throw old things away. You should see my collection of earth shoes and bell-bottom pants. I’m the same way about old years. What […]