Tag Archives: New Mexico

Easter Eggs & Emergency Rooms

Sunday was one of those glorious New Mexico days — bright, blue skies and a cool breeze to keep the temperature pleasant all day.  The day started with the sun peaking over the Sacramento Mountains, just in time for the … Continue reading

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American Idolization of Republican Primary Process

Let the Republican Presidential contest begin!  With no formally announced candidates entered into next year’s Republican Primary, it’s interesting to calculate the odds of winning for potential entrants.  Based on both polling data and common sense, we could narrow down the field of likely winners with relative ease.  … Continue reading

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A Fallen American Hero Laid to Rest

On a beautiful winter’s day — with crystal clear blue skies and a cool breeze –a New Mexico native and American hero was laid to rest on Friday afternoon in Belen, New Mexico.  United States Marine Sgt. Garrett A. “Bear” Misener, … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Peas, Hog Jowl & a New Year!

How could we make this New Year’s Eve more rowdy than in past years?  Perhaps go to a party to ring in the New Year?  No.  Maybe a Watchnight Service at church?  Not!  We’re Baptists after all — we don’t get THAT rowdy!  How … Continue reading

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My Family’s Election Day Victory!

I admit it.  I am a political junkie.  Even though I am now a pastor, my passion for politics and the law still runs deep through my veins.  Whether following the political pundits’ prognostications in the days prior to the … Continue reading

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Of Aliens & Autonomy in New Mexico

For my first visit to the city of space aliens and UFOs, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I arrived in Roswell, NM for this year’s annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico.  I’m glad to report … Continue reading

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“Are You An American Citizen?”

“Are you an American citizen?”  “Yes,” I calmly told the agent stationed at the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint, located 3o miles south of Alamogordo, NM, the place my family has called home for the last three years.  Every time I return from a … Continue reading

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