Down to the wire

The hubbub encompassing the POTUS contest and many of the other positions up for voting is unique in United States history, say those who might know. This year may go down as the least active year for the Legislative branch of our national government, while the contest to see who gets to live at Casa […]

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The fudge factor, a strategy

Once upon a time, the Multiple Listing Service was in its infancy and a small group of people sat around a table at La Fonda and talked about their listings; price, location, condition, size, etc. That was the start of the MLS for Santa Fe real estate. Licensing was kind of optional and brokerages were […]

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Election year and a stock market shakeup

What are the stable factors in our economy today? Growth is primarily in service industry jobs, I guess. And medicine and health care. The energy sector is reeling from low prices and excess inventory. And yet people want to drill baby drill just outside the Chaco Culture National Historical Park because they think they can […]

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Wish you were here

What a time to be in Santa Fe! As of now we have over 70 inches of snow base on the ski mountain and the shops are full of gifts for those you love. We have many worthy charities that will accept your donation and we have hundreds of fine restaurants (and cafes) that will […]

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You had me at Hiya Howdy!

Greetings to all of you from distant parts of the universe, like Texas. You are visiting a blog (known to be available world-wide) that is local in flavor and focus. If you presently live in Santa Fe, you may find some familiar information about your town in these pages. If you are in the real […]

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The Russians are coming!

That old movie was a hoot, as I remember it. The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming! Oops. The Russians have landed here, by the way. If you own or post to a website, your visitor numbers might resemble mine lately. I asked my web designer Kendra Arnold, highly recommended by yours truly, about […]

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It could happen to you!

Transitional times are the most unsettling; spring is a case in point. New green shoots appear everywhere (more weeds than flowers). Changes to national beliefs create huge divisions among those who want same gender marriage and those who want to keep the status quo. Our neighbor to the North, the lovely state of Colorado, is […]

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