Spiders roaming among the swamp coolers

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Back when I introduced myself to you, I wrote: “Sure, it gets just as hot in Florida as it does in New Mexico. And you know what they say here, “It’s a dry heat. No humidity.’ Hummm. Well, after depending on air conditioners in humid Florida, I’ve discovered there’s [...]

Fed up with the heat? Go metric

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist Summer is still a few days away, but that means nothing to New Mexico. Temperatures have already blasted well beyond the “comfort zone” defined by local meteorologists as 82.61347 degrees and the High Plains have already seen high digits, often going triple. It’s a “dry heat” locals say, not as [...]

Passed over for sexiest …again?

TV Hagenah People Magazine recently released its list of the world’s sexiest men for 2004, and surprisingly, once again, I received the news that I’m not on it. My wife assures me that it’s merely a typographical error which will probably be remedied next year, but she has been saying that for 17 years now [...]

A man alone can handle it

TV Hagenah I think I speak for men everywhere when I say, I resent the impression which wives seem to have about husbands – that if they leave us alone in the house for any extended length of time, like, say, a couple of days, we can’t function. We can indeed function…and function quite well, [...]

Election continues

TV Hagenah Technically, the voting in the 2004 election ended at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Yet for two politicians, the election continued until well into Friday night when the last of the canvassed votes were to be turned in to the New Mexico Secretary of State and still a result was not immediately forthcoming for the [...]

Marriage as an insititution

TV Hagenah When I was growing up, there used to be a riddle that went, “What is it that everybody wants to give away, but nobody wants to take.” And before too many of my readers jump in, no it isn’t my mother’s meatloaf. Actually, I kind of like her meatloaf. I enjoy eating it [...]

Reunion rekindles flood of memories

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about some days being so special that we can hardly believe they actually happened. When we are surrounded by so much turmoil, we really need to appreciate such days because they are major treasures. Last Saturday evening, Eddy Shoemaker of the Cuneva called to invite me to [...]