Pasa por Aquí | columns by Leeanna Teresa Martinez y Torres
Author holding a piece of history, The Best of Dolly Parton record album. Photo Courtesy of Leeanna Torres.
Como que Dolly Parton ?!
Wed, Jul 5, 2023, 11:17am | By Leeanna Teresa Martinez y Torres
“Workin’ 9 to 5…,” sings my little boy, out loud while I cook and he draws in the kitchen; only seven years old and he already has a Dolly Parton song stuck in his head. “…what a way to...
Grullas in a twilight sky Credit: Photos by Laura Paskus
Tue, Dec 13, 2022, 7:57am | By Leeanna Teresa Martinez y Torres
Each year grullas arrive by the hundreds, settling over the valley’s farm-fields, seeking shelter on vegetated islands of the Rio Grande. But the year my boy was born, I missed their lone, throaty-calls,...
Luminarias light up adobe wall in New Mexico. Credit: Photo Courtesy Leeanna Torres.
Little brown bags: A brief meditation on a Nuevo Mexico tradition
Thu, Dec 1, 2022, 9:25am | By Leeanna Teresa Martinez y Torres
How many candles come in a pack? How many paper sacks will accompany each pack of lights? How many to get? And will it be enough? These are the decisions before me, in the aisle of...
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