Pet made special memories

On Sunday, Aug.a 14, Dame Agatha Christie, aka Aggie died at her home on this corner. Fortunately, she had a short illness which began on Thursday evening. She was kept as comfortable as possible during that brief interval. Aggie, part blue heeler and part border collie, became boss on this corner on August 8, 1999, […]

Catching up can be great fun

Lynn Moncus On Easter Sunday, Aggie and I headed for “the canyons of home” to find some necessary solitude and time to clear a few cobwebs from the mind. We hadn’t been there for a couple of years and just needed to look into those canyons to appreciate the beauty and to realize once again […]

Comments from the Canyons: State rivalry contests bring back memories

Lynn Moncus A number of us in this area are either Lobo or Aggie fans and have enjoyed the competition through the years. We certainly had to have our senses of humor intact last week when the football game was advertised nationally as a “pillow fight.” Several of us enjoyed some laughter as we talked […]

Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither […]

NMSU reunion brings back pride of being an Aggie

A trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma.As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because I was aware that most of them […]

Deeds may come and go, canyons never let go

By Lynn Moncus At long last, Aggie and I found the courage and the energy to take a trip out home in order to renew our inner selves and to spend a few hours amid the spirits of the past and the beauty of the present. To do that fairly safely, we put the old […]

Changing season eyed through the lens

By Lynn Moncus When Aggie and I take our Sunday walks in the country, we spend a lot of time checking out the surrounding beauty and enjoying the sounds of nature. At this season, we are particularly interested in seeing the wild flowers showing off and in listening to the bird song. This year, we […]

Aggie’s orders are swell surprise

By Lynn Moncus The stay in Las Cruces a couple of weeks ago was sort of divided into two segments, one being the party with the Dr. Marion P. Hardman family and the other being the time spent with my young friend, Debbie Widger, who tends to see that I have a place to stay […]

Spring fever nipping at heels

By Aggie Moncus I, Aggie, have captured the computer for the afternoon and plan to do a little visiting with my major fans. The slave has kept me away from my writing chores for so long that I fear some of you may have forgotten me, but she assures me that I am a most […]

Afternoon outing puts her sanke alert

By Lnn Moncus While Aggie and I were taking our walk in the country Sunday, one of us had a major nervous breakdown. Yes, we ran head on into a snake, thus scaring the daylights out of me and making Aggie wonder why her leash had become so short. Fortunately, I saw it before she […]