Courtesy of Red River Ski Resort

Enchanted Skiing in New Mexico's Mountain

When i picture the arid lands of the American Southwest – mesas, deserts, and rugged mountains – I envision a rugged landscape of distances that give me room to breathe and open up my soul. I envision my early travels, time spent hiking, horseback... more »

Nov 10, 2014 4:29 PM TRAVEL

​'​Urano in Cool Greys​'​, Acrylic on Canvas, 40​"​ x 30​"​

The Beauty of the Horse

Lots of little girls love horses. When that childhood fascination is mixed with family artistic tradition and those majestic creatures become players in recurring dreams, the result seems inevitable. For Marilyn Borglum, the legacy was nurtured by... more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM My Town

Photo Courtesy of Kona Grill.

Sushi and Sliders? The Surprising Diversity of Kona Grill

What can you do when you don’t all agree on a restaurant? Your friend wants meatloaf, your significant other wants pasta, your kid wants a burger, and you’re in the mood for sushi. You can split up for the evening and eat alone, or you can all go... more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM Restaurant Spotlights

When the ice is thick enough, visitors and locals can explore the ice caves. Courtesy of Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau.

Enjoy a Real Winter This Year

I’ve often expressed my love for winter and for real wintry weather. And I’m also often told to shut up for simply saying that I want more snow. I recently discovered the place that I should have grown up. If you share my passion for winter, then... more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM TRAVEL 2 Comments

Courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond

Volunteering after 50: It’s Better Than Kale!

Pay it forward! Help others! Time to give back! It’s good for your health? It’s true! Volunteering is healthy! According to research by the Corporation for National and Community Service (NationalService.org), volunteering leads to better health,... more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM LIFESTYLE

AT&T offers home security and home automation services that work with your smartphone, tablet, or computer, allowing remote access as well as in-home operation. Highlights include front door video cameras and locks, thermostat adjustments, and light and small appliance controls.

Home Automation

Home automation is no longer a thing of the future: it’s here and is enhancing lives, adding convenience and providing energy savings to millions of Americans each day. Having a connected home where all devices “talk” to each other isn’t just for... more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM HOME & GARDEN

Photo Courtesy of Todd Raviotta

Enjoying the Craft Beer Waters

Some culinary tastes are acquired. Few people fondly recall their first raw oyster, that first cup of strong black coffee, the first sip of Scotch, beer, or red wine. Initially, other reasons for taking that “first” probably prevailed: to be... more »

Sep 15, 2014 1:02 PM FEATURES

Photo Courtesy of Tom Veazey

Local High School Athletes to Watch in the 2014-2015 Season

Richmond is home to many famous athletes, both past and present. Arthur Ashe, the great tennis legend, who was ranked number one in both 1968 and 1975, called our city home. NFL linebacker Shawn Barber grew up and attended school through college... more »

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