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November 2021: In this Issue

Commentary on The Charge of the Light Brigade

Throughout the history of humankind, wars have begun and ended principally because of political and/or religious intolerances. It matters not the precipitating reasons or incidents. What matters is the extraordinary

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Welcome Dr. Graziano To Questa Health Center

From Presyberian Medical Services Originally from California, Dr. Kristin Graziano received her Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. After medical

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Letters to the Editor: November 2021

In last month’s Questa Del Rio News guest editorial, there was a not-so-subtle pointing at those who have chosen not to be vaccinated as being responsible for the continuing pandemic.

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Veteran Larry Sanchez

Questeño Larry Sanchez is a man on a mission. He has a long history of helping individuals and serving his community in any way he can, especially veterans. His service

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LIVE LAUGH LOVE: November 2021

“If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” —Ram Dass Believe me—Ram Dass, spiritual teacher and author of Be Here Now—knew what he was talking about

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My passion is the land, finding inspiration literally everywhere. I live in the beautiful rural village of San Cristobal, at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, with my

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Bird is the Word: November 2021

In Memoriam: The Lord God Bird, an American Symbol On September 29, the US Fish and Wildlife Service declared 23 species as officially extinct. Eleven species of birds were among

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A Busy Good Start

School Trips Kimber McDonald, lead teacher at Alta Vista Elementary School, says: It’s been a busy, wonderful start to our school. We have had several field trips for outdoor experiential

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Snippet: Reading Book List:

FROM THE LIBRARIAN’S DESK: Here are some of our new titles by your favorite authors added this month. Read one soon! • Bloodless, by Douglas Preston• The Cellist, by Daniel

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Roy Gomez, age 76, a resident of Cerro, passed away peacefully on September 24. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Elvira Gomez; siblings Pearl Vigil, Martha

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Beverly Archuleta, age 55, a resident of Cerro, passed away unexpectedly on October 2. She was preceded in death by her parents Jose and Marcella Archuleta; brothers Albert and Anastacio

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Joseph Martinez, Jr,. age 41, a resident of Questa, passed away unexpectedly on September 28. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Juanita Martinez; grandfather Frank Ortega; aunt Sophia

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DR. DOUGLAS BAKER “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Kahlil Gibran This month, November 3 marks ten years since the

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November Recipes

Find the Printable PDF at end of post Cranberry Orange RelishFrom Elizabeth BrunazziAdapted from Helen Corbitt’s Cookbook, 1957 1 quart cranberries2 large seedless oranges1 to 1-1/2 C raw cane organic

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November COMIC Relief: ZED

Author Duane M. Able “ZED” currently appears in several weekly newspapers and has been collected into Corkey Comics book publications. Duane is a proud member of The National Cartoonists Society

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