Archive for December, 2012

Pioneers of the Llano Estacado

My family history with Roosevelt County in New Mexico begins in the early 1900s, and I’ve always loved the stories of the pioneers.  But I’ve never known much of the personal history from the late 1800s until very recently when I read the new book by Ruth Burns, “A Man Was a Real Man in […]


Happy December!

It’s December!  I love this month for so many reasons.  If you’ve been reading my journal through the years, you know how much I love the “Holiday Happening” here in Portales.  It’s today… and I’m out of town.  But I’m there in spirit, and I’ll be looking forward to photos from family and friends. This […]