Oct. 27, 2016
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Smoke gets in your eyes

An old Santa Fe flame

Blue Corn A concept we have to get our minds around if we live in these parts—in addition to remembering to say “in these parts” as often as possible—is the notion of the “prescribed burn.”

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Robert Basler

The Ragin’ Pagans!

Pack up all your cares and woes

Blue Corn Just last month, Santa Feans celebrated that singular event that sets us apart from every other city. No, I’m not referring to adding our 4,000th yoga studio.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Robert Basler

Big Announcement

The end of something…

Blue Corn Hey, Bob! You must be getting excited now. It’s really getting close! It sure is, isn’t it? Uh, what’s getting close?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Robert Basler

Keep your trousers on, Billy!

Suspending disbelief?

Blue Corn Gather ’round, history buffs, it’s time for another rip-roaring tale of Billy the Kid. New Mexico sort of owns Billy, since he fought, killed and died here. He even spent a few months jailed in Santa Fe, b...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Robert Basler

You Want Art With That?

Look, it’s the Wienermobile!

Blue Corn It was a near tragedy. A family from Muncie, Indiana, was shopping for art on Santa Fe’s legendary Canyon Road last March when the mother suddenly keeled over from hunger!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Robert Basler

Go To Your Quarters!

Feeding the insatiable beast

Blue Corn Honey, where are you going? Downtown for lunch. Sweetheart, why are you walking all stooped-over like that? Backpack. Very heavy… It’s already time to have the anvil serviced?

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Robert Basler

You May Be A Winner!

And the best lip-piercing parlor on Galisteo is…

Blue Corn You’ve probably seen the big news: SFR today announced the results of the 2016 Best of Santa Fe competition.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Robert Basler

Shooters at Hooters?

A contender for the Bad Idea Olympics

Blue Corn Let’s face it, all of us have some bad ideas now and then.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Robert Basler

A Modest Proposal

What fowl deed is this?

Blue Corn Let’s play a game. You try to name the only state in the US that doesn’t have an approved plan to identify and protect soon-to-be-endangered wildlife species. Give up? It’s New Mexico, the state that lik...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Robert Basler

Voting? Are You an Idiot?

When the NM Constitution trumps democracy

Blue Corn Hey, Bob? Aren’t you the guy in charge of Santa Feans for Trump? I guess I am … You guess? Yeah, our campaign has just been dealt a major blow here in New Mexico, and I’m still reeling from it.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Robert Basler
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