"As the year of 2020 comes to an end, it is time to thank those who have supported Rio Grande County Museum with financial donations, their taking time to visit and share their memories and see what the Museum has to offer over the past several years. We fail to mention the importance of the artifact donations that continue to be received. These items are what gives us the collections that can be utilized in displays and used to continue history. These donations become the archives that are so important to the history of the area." read more...
Reflections, remembrances and traditional southwestern recipes
Story and photographs by Marilyn Maquire
"San Luis Valley nights have grown long and the smell of pinyon smoke floats in the sharp, cold night air. The holiday season is upon us. While much of the country 1s planning for the Christmas turkey and singing "Silent Night," kitchens across the Southwest are rich with the smells of posole, red chile sauce, biscochitos, and empanadas, and the soft sounds of "Vamos Todos a Belen" ("Let's Go to Bethlehem") and "Noche de Paz" ("Silent Night") fill the churches." ....
Reprinting of article from the 1983/84 Winter/Spring issue of ALMA magazine - the Magazine of the San Luis Valley
Read the full story and recipes by downloading the PDF