I am a retired newspaper guy. Dream Ranch the blog is a place for me to write on my own terms, play with my own photos and satisfy a long-running compulsion to publish something daily, or thereabouts. Dream Ranch the place is a postage stamp on the landscape but with long views and adjacent public land.
I read, walk and blog between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, just north of the Sandia mountain and a few miles east of the Rio Grande. My current sidekick is an adopted blue heeler who shares my lack of discipline. There we are above, hard at dreamranching.
Once upon a time, I was a paperboy, a dishwasher, a wildland firefighter, a trail builder and a bartender. I was a terrible student and always a dreamer. I was born nosy and grew up with a love of the printed page and lucked into a newspaper career. I worked from 1974 to 2015 at the Santa Fe New Mexican, Santa Fe Reporter and Albuquerque Journal, happily as a reporter at all three papers, less happily as an editor later in the game.
Placitas, New Mexico
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