Body, Mind, Spirit
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I’d just about had enough. I leaned back in my favorite comfy chair, the red one that creaks when I shoot my legs out across the floor. A sigh of exasperation escaped me as I put down the … more
In anticipation of an eventual easing of stay-at-home instructions, the nonprofit conservation organization New Mexico Wild has launched the online New Mexico Wild Hiking Guide featuring descriptions of more than 100 trails, at least one in each wilderness area in the state. more
Nearly 20 species of hummingbirds (there are about 300 total in the Americas) make their homes in Las Cruces and are already returning to the Southwest. The most popular breeds locally are … more
One lovely and lively day, while strolling on the campus of Western New Mexico University (WNMU) with a friend I hadn’t seen for some time, conversation flowed like a river ­– … more
Like most places, the Silver City Museum, though closed physically, is moving programs online. There will be lectures and bedtime … more
Due to the many stores closed due to the Coronavirus, Desert Exposure’s distribution locations have been reduced, but quantities have been increased at those that remain open. Below, … more
This month marks a couple of significant milestones for my relationship with this wonderful paper and the local horse community.  It was ten years ago, April 2010, when I wrote my first column … more
 I am a skeptic, a journalist and political scientist by training. Imagine my surprise at being energetically “grabbed” by an announcement for La Escuela de Curanderismo one … more
Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Army made the decision to cancel this year's Bataan Memorial Death March scheduled for March 15, in response to the  COVID-19 threat. more
For those who would like to explore a new area of the Gila National Forest while making a difference Heart of the Gila (HOTG) is gearing up for its spring 2020 Trails Partnership projects. … more
My name is Agustín Beltran Gutierrez. In the February issue of “Desert Exposure” I saw an article that talked about a man named Francisco Beltran, who is my older brother. Like … more
Saturday, Feb. 15 is Territorial Charter Day and Silver City MainStreet has two promotions to celebrate Territorial Charter Day. They are the Urban Challenge Fun Run and Love Local. more
On Feb. 22 the 27th Annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) begins with science, technology, engineering and math workshops for girls in Grades 5 to 8 in southwest New Mexico. The full day of hands-on science and technology workshops takes place on the campus of Western New Mexico University in Silver City. more
In April 2018, the National Park Service announced service-wide fee increases for all entrance-fee charging parks. Therefore, White Sands has modified its entrance fees to fully incorporate the new entrance fee schedule and provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. All the money received from entrance fees remains with the National Park Service, with 80 percent of the revenue staying at White Sands. more
I had been looking for volunteer opportunities in Africa for about 12 years. A place where I could make a difference and work hands-on with animals. I stumbled upon the Center for Animal Rehabilitation and Education (C.A.R.E.) site and really liked what I read, so I saved it on my computer. Over the years, I would visit the site and each time I felt more connected to their cause. more
An evening of performances will feature a collaboration of poets, musicians, and actors from Silver City Community Theater exploring how immigration and border issues affect our lives and communities. more
On Sunday, Dec. 22, hundreds of residents will kick off the holiday of Chanukah to observe the kindling of the menorah, at Light Up Downtown, which has become one of the largest Chanukah celebrations in the region, said Rabbi Bery Schmukler, co-director at Chabad Jewish Center of Las Cruces. more
To refer to Tresa VanWinkle as a visionary makes her uncomfortable but that is what she is. more
Lauri and Ed Jasinski met up with Chef Rob Connoley from the Curious Kumquat at his new restaurant, Bulrush, in St. Louis. The had a great time and a great meal. more
“Can I still plant this late?” Is a common query I get in the fall at the Silver City Farmers Market. We are all eager to plant in the spring, we are itching to be outside in the warm sun, tired of the cold nights and imagining our gardens full of blooms and pollinators. more
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