Spending holiday with good friend leads to many fun events

By Lynn Moncus Since retirement, this woman from Ima has taken very few vacations, but that changed recently when Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson invited me to spend a week with her in Edmond, Oklahoma. Being with such a special friend on Thanksgiving surely made that an outstanding day–a real holiday for a change. She took me […]

Humor from both sides of the desk

by Lynn Moncus Although I have been away from the classroom for many years, I still tend to become a little excited when school begins because some of the best years of my life were spent on one side of the desk or the other. During the years I taught on campus, I dreaded the […]

Caprock’s great for cool lofty thoughts

by Lyn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Trying to think positive thoughts during this extremely hot weather is no easy task, especially when sweat is flowing into my eyes so I can’t see where I’m headed. Just trying to remember why summer used to be my favorite season of the year has stretched my imagination […]

Learning to do nothing during summer break takes effort

Helena Rodriguez I’m bored! There’s nothing to do! I miss my friends! When does school start again?” No these are not the words of my teenage daughter less than 24 hours after schools in Portales let out for the summer. These are words I have been biting my tongue over, trying to shake out of […]