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(Note: Speaking of journalism and boxes of Pandoras, I have touched up an oldie but, I hope, goodie). The late Gov. Bruce King and the still-living Tom Harmon, my first city editor at the Albuquerque Journal, are two of my favorite New Mexicans. They might seem to have little in common, but they are among …

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Watching Gov. Susana Martinez’s angry-seeming vetoes as the Legislature tumbles toward an unhappy end, I am reminded that Gov. Bruce King could turn a rodeo into a pet show. It was no accident that the late “cowboy governor” called the state’s 112 lawmakers his “board of directors.” Of course, King, unlike Martinez, had been one …

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Rang in the new year with maddening work computer problems at home on a midnight governor swearing-in story that needed to go online. Fortunately, Journalistos Steve Williams and Rob Browman were on the ball and pitched in to bail me out on the posting of a story our bosses really wanted to get on the …

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