Friends one reason to give thanks

As we celebrate our state’s centennial, we might choose to look at many of the reasons we have for being thankful to call New Mexico our home. In order to let you fill in the names of your own friends and relatives, I’m going to write about some of the experiences of last week to […]

Be thankful for the rest of your life

“In everything give thanks…” 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Be thankful for friends, family

By Lynn Moncus As usual when we approach a holiday, the thoughts of the woman from Ima return to those days spent in the canyons so very long ago. Of course, Thanksgiving was celebrated even in the sticks, and we all had a great time before, during, and after the day. The work for Mother […]

Giving thanks where it’s deserved

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I am thankful for three things this holiday season: • Family. • Friends. • Football. Actually, I am thankful for many things this year. I have had many life-changing events and most have worked out in my favor. I am thankful for my wife. Stephanie and I got married […]

Cherishing family on Thanksgiving

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Thursday of last week I was planning my vacation and trip to Las Cruces to see my sister for the holidays. I was planning out the stops that my mother, father and I would enjoy. However that all changed Friday morning when I got a call that no […]

Celebrate your freedoms, vote as you see fit

By Lynn Moncus Being a member of the over-the-hill-gang certainly has its advantages because we can remember times that were and be thankful to have lived during them. For instance, we can remember when we weren’t battered by politics and politicians for more than a few months at a time. In fact, we rarely were […]

Canines rule: Pause and be grateful

By Aggie Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Although I wanted to write this column before Thanksgiving, the slave wouldn’t let me use the computer because she said she didn’t want me to lose the story she was working on. Well, I just waited until she had lost it herself and then told her to move […]

Thankful to be counted at the table

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Thanksgiving dinner is when families gather? Right? Wrong. Not just families. Thanksgiving is often an open house. Hospitable families add to their family Thanksgiving by bringing in “others,” people who would otherwise spend Thanksgiving alone. Like people without families – or people just beginning families. The widowed gen tleman from […]

Turkey talk by third graders

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Heaven Chavez, 8, and third-grade teacher Gabriela Walden put the final touches on a flour tortilla that ends up being a tepee. It’s all part of learning about the meeting of Native Americans and pilgrims and what’s now called Thanksgiving. Children have a special way of viewing holidays, so to […]

12/10 Editorial

Phil Marquez is the grandson of Tucumcari residents Alfonso and Dorothy Marquez. His parents are Charles and Delia Marquez of Santa Fe. Phil Marquez is a sergeant first class in the Arizona National Guard and is stationed in Ramadi, Iraq, according to his grandmother. His letter was sent to St. Rose of Lima Church in […]