Category Archives: Southwestern States

Fall is Upon Us

It seems like just yesterday it was in the 90’s – tho with our new foam roof you’d never know it in the house, and suddenly the nighttime temps are in the low 40’s.  We’ve even had our first freeze … Continue reading

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Time Again

Another Balloon Fiesta is over and I now have more time to cook and blog.  Yesterday was the first time in over six weeks I didn’t face at least one set of sheets waiting to be ironed! This Balloon Fiesta … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter is Making a Comeback

For the last several weeks the weather here at the inn has been a beautiful – in the eighties, a bit warm for April – very little rain and not too much wind, which is a plus for us this … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week(s) in New Mexico

Restaurant Week in New Mexico is underway!  For three wonderful weeks one can experience some of the greatest food in New Mexico.  Best of all, you can reach all of these restaurants from the Sandhill Crane  – tho the Taos … Continue reading

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Another Anniversary

  Last Thursday, March 31, 2016 I began my 14th year as an innkeeper.  14 YEARS!  Where did the time go.  I must be having a good time for these years to go by as quickly as they have.  And for those … Continue reading

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Oh The Pressure

George and I love barbecue.  There is nothing better than a pulled pork sandwich smothered in sauce with fresh coleslaw and oven roasted fries.  And living in New Mexico pork shoulder is really easy to come by.  The last time … Continue reading

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Red’s Last Day

Tuesday was Red’s last day at the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast.  He had to be in the East Mountains by 2:30 and there was still alot of ground to cover. Like many of the guests at Sandhill Crane, he … Continue reading

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