Tag: Santa Fe

Jan 22

Memories of My Parents

In Brief—Bay remembers his parents and the influences they had on him from childhood and adulthood. —————————————————————————————————————————————— Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree?— For good or for ill, our parents not only endow us with their genes but provide the environment that helps shape us. Nature and nurture in concert. One question we …

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Oct 02

Being “The Other”

In Brief— The author wanders through his memories of the New Mexico boarding school and his experience as one of the few Anglos in a predominantly Hispanic school. Prejudice is the child of ignorance. (William Hazlitt)— They called me “Whitey.” They called me crude names. I was a scrawny, blond, fifth grader, one of very …

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Jul 26

Boys Will Be Boys

In Brief—The author relates some of the memorable and mischievous adventures of his childhood and youth. Memorable to him, at least. ———————————————————————————————————————————— The Artist as a Youth— The lovely cream-colored house next door won an architectural award and was the pride and joy of its owners. It doubtless raised the value of all the houses …

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