dream ranch

~ All sky, no cattle ~

I almost forgot June was upon us until wildfires started breaking out like popcorn and a friend had to pass on coming out to Placitas for a bowl of beans. These would seem to be predictable misadventures in what is often New Mexico’s most troublesome month. When my weather app reported an 80 percent chance …

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Fame did not come as I wanted. Jim Belshaw, retired Albuquerque Journal columnist, apparent early riser and waste-no-time emailer, dinged me at 6:09 a.m. Sunday after seeing my name attached to a comment in the New York Times. “Is this you?” he demanded,  ever the newsman. In my waking haze, I recognized a snarky comment …

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