May 22, 2015

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Santa Fe Fable

Blowing on an adobe abode….

Blue Corn Once upon a time, there were three little pigs who moved to Santa Fe. They bought a foreclosed lot on Tano Road and decided to build three houses there.
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May 06, 2015 by Robert Basler

Easy Pickings

Hello, I’ll be your victim for this evening…

Blue Corn I’ve written several columns about the wacky crimes in Santa Fe, and I have pointed out that sometimes the victims themselves seem, let me put this delicately, about as smart as an adobe brick. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Robert Basler

Send in the Clowns

Don’t bother, they’re here…

Blue Corn This was my year to watch New Mexico’s legislative process in action. I drive past the Capitol all the time, and I always wondered what goes on in there.
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April 22, 2015 by Robert Basler

Dateline Havana

The Importance of Being Ernest

Blue Corn I was so excited when I got the call. Who wouldn’t be? My editor at SFR wanted me to open the newspaper’s first foreign bureau. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Robert Basler

Naked Chicks in Chairs

Artist’s home is for the birds…

Blue Corn Today, I’m going to tell you about a guy I consider something of a local treasure, the best-known Santa Fe character you’ve probably never heard of. ... More

April 08, 2015 by Robert Basler

Come for the Hubcaps!

Six meals a day in Santa Fe?

Blue Corn There’s sort of a miniature local controversy going on lately, and as much as I usually enjoy shooting off my mouth and taking sides, I really don’t have much sympathy for any of the factions here.
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Jan. 27, 2015 by Robert Basler

Gimme Shelter!

Reigning cats and dogs?

Blue Corn I’m sorry, but my first column of 2015 won’t be quite as lighthearted as usual, although I do promise some pretty funny stuff near the end if you are patient.
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Jan. 13, 2015 by Robert Basler