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Shakespeare to Die For

ENGLAND WEEK

London Thames at SunsetDestination: England, and in the  U.S., Cambridge MA and the Southwest, including Shakespeare, New Mexico.

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Book: Interred With Their Bones (2007) by Jennifer Lee Carrell

I have watched Tucsonan Jennifer Lee Carrell‘s writing career as she progressed from a Smithsonian internship to local theater reporting in Tucson, to a best selling book on the Plague and then created two mystery novels featuring a Shakespeare scholar.  But for a bunch of feeble reasons, I had not yet read her Shakespeare mysteries.  When I ran into Jennifer at the Tucson Festival of Books this year, I realized I really needed to get the books–now out in paperback. Continue reading Shakespeare to Die For

Travel Photo Thursday: Hatch NM

Just have to share this Uncle Sam from the small town of Hatch, New Mexico. The town is best known as the green chile capital of the world. And what’s that in Uncle Sam’s hand??

Uncle Sam in Hatch, NM, Chile capital of the world
Uncle Sam in Hatch, NM, Chile capital of the world

This photo is posted as part of Travel Photo Thursday, started by Budget Travel Sandbox where you can see a gorgeous Canadian sunset. You can also join the Thursday Travel Photo fun at her site, and click on the names under her post to see more Travel Photo Thursday pictures.

To see more of my photos of Hatch, go to my Facebook profile and click on Photos.  If you are not a member of Facebook, they tell me you can see it with this link. (somebody let me know, please?)

7 Tips for Travel to Santa Fe Indian Market

Storm clouds at end of day, Indian Market
Storm clouds at end of day, Indian Market

Destination: Santa Fe Indian Market

Held the third weekend in August every year, the Santa Fe Indian Market celebrated its 90th birthday in 2011. Over at the Tahoma Blog, I wrote about Geronima Cruz Montoya, an artist who was six years old when the Market started, grew up to be an artist and teacher, and still paints and  exhibits at Indian Market.  The Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest and most prestigious showing of American Indian art held anywhere in the world.  It is a great place to get an introduction to the many different cultures and styles of art that we have across this continent. Continue reading 7 Tips for Travel to Santa Fe Indian Market