Cousin garners unwanted attention

I’ve got a mule deer hangin’ on my wall from northern New Mexico so I could relate to Rafael’s story. He had joined two of his cousins for a deer hunting trip near Cuba, N.M., where his uncle had a cabin. They arrived late and missed the first day because cousin Dee Dee was going […]

Cousin’s visit provides boost for mind

Last Sunday was a special day on this corner when Mark Nixon called to say he would be in town shortly and would buy me a cup of coffee. As many of you know, Mark is cousin Tink Nixon’s son and is thus a special person in my life. Although we rarely see each other, […]

Family, friends make life better

Thomas Garcia This weekend I had a great time spending time with my family in Clovis. It was my cousin Nathan Saiz’s birthday and, as close as my cousin and I are, it was bound to be fun. I’ve always been close to Nathan and his older brother, Philip Saiz III, or “Blondie” as we […]

Holiday meals impede ideals

Russell Anglin As I stumbled around from place to place these last few days trying to shake off a Thanksgiving-induced food coma brought about by my cousin Jody Burrage and her signature “What is in these and why can’t I stop?” mashed potatoes, I realized the holidays are a terrible time for vegans. I’m not […]