Canyons comfort recalls peaceful past

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Aggie finally talked me into driving to the canyons of home so we could enjoy the beauty and solitude as we perched on the rim across from Grandmother’s house. For a short time, we were isolated and insulated from the rest of the world and could think our […]

Canyon trips always welcome

By Lynn Moncus A couple of weeks ago, Aggie and I stood beside he Plaza Larga to watch that Colorado water rushing by, and my mind did its usual trick of heading to the canyons to see the beginning of that creek. When we are very young we take almost everything for granted and don’t […]

Easter a perfect time for a canyon trip

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Correspondent Easter afternoon was perfect time for Aggie and me to drive to “the canyons of home” in order to enjoy some much needed solitude and to appreciate the silence of the llano. Besides, Aggie deserved a smooth ride on pavement for a change after having been bounced all over the […]

Finding a place is important

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Sometimes the call of the canyons is louder than usual, especially when tension is rising and making the head feel a little like a pressure cooker that is about to explode. Many of us who call Quay County our home have favorite areas that draw us to them so we […]

Sunday drive leads to canyon adventure

Lynn Moncus Thanks to Mrs. Dorothy Randals of Montoya, who mentioned happenings in the Bull Canyon, Aggie and this woman from Ima had another great adventure last Sunday when we headed in that direction. Actually, getting into the floor of that canyon took only a little over 70 years! Although our canyons were but a […]

A visit to Grandmother’s house

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about some days that were just so special they were almost unreal and have commented about our great good fortune to be able to experience such days right here in Quay County. One more special day occurred last Sunday when Aggie and I headed for the canyons […]

Visit provides peace, perspective

Lynn Moncus After the reception at Tucumcari Historical Museum in recognition of the publication of our book, I loaded Aggie into the car the next day and headed to the canyons in order to enjoy the memories and to return to reality. As most of you know, I go out home during mental emergencies or […]

Monsters might help Tucumcari

TV Hagenah I was talking to the director of the Chamber of Commerce the other day and she voiced her opinion that we had no big attraction to lure visitors to town. She pointed out that Colorado Springs has Pikes Peak, Flagstaff has the Grand Canyon, Inverness, Scotland has the Loch Ness Monster and the […]