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Sister María smelled the odor of a beeswax candle burning. She opened her eyes and she saw that she was back in he cell at the Convent of the Immaculate Conception in Ágreda. It was midnight. more
Daniela Huber comes from Switzerland, and Adrian Fuller from New York. They first met on a rooftop in Goa, India; reconnected in California; traveled to Mexico and Salt Lake City together, and now live here in Taos. Ten months ago, they started working on a project which would tell the story of an extinct tribe called the Sandwater Children. more
The struggle has been real the last several months. In what felt like an instant, our community shifted as if on a tectonic plate. Schools, shops, restaurants and galleries were shuttered along roadways devoid of traffic, tourists or any signs typical of our bustling community. more
Katharine Drexel and her two sisters came from a family that was both financially and spiritually well-to-do. Every evening they would watch their father meditating and praying on his knees for half an hour. Their mother would open the mansion up to the poor every week, giving them clothes and food, praying with them and offering them up as corporal and spiritual works of mercy. more
Kid art is art Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colorfrom the heart. Kid art is "this is me." It is an overflow of aliveness that is authentic and real. It seems that here in Taos, we live in a community where there is a background acceptance of art as a way of being human. It must have come from the centuries of village life, independent homesteaders surviving by smart craft. more
Ivy Little is enthusiastic about music and kids. She brings the two together in her weekly classes at Twirl with a joyful exuberance that is easy to catch. Little teaches a Family Music class on Tuesdays and a Friday Feelings Corner on Fridays. Both classes incorporate music, and both are now taking place at 11 a.m. online at They are designed for toddlers through elementary school children. Little also runs a group for infants and their parents which she is converting to an online format on YouTube. more
Following 10 weeks of stage and online rehearsal, the tenacious Taos Children's Theater troupe of 24 is posed to launch Taos theater into cyberspace with the world premiere of their Zoom movie "The Dancing Princesses" on YouTube Sunday (May 31) at 2 and 5 p.m. more
When New Mexico went on lockdown, Tempo invited Twirl to contribute a weekly column while schools were closed, geared toward helping families keep their children occupied in quarantine. more
Taos Children’s Theater is living proof that the show must and can still go on. In response to the COVID-19 lockdown, director Karen Thibodeau and assistant directors Victoria Ortiz and Christopher Heron developed a Zoom format for rehearsing their current production of "The Dancing Princesses." They envisioned a video possibility for the final production, and then it all came together. more
How any of us wind up anywhere is a mystery. We set out on a path bound for somewhere and arrive in a place we likely did not intend on going at all. The forks in the road aren't always easy to spot, and sometimes we wind up on the low road even though we intended to take the high one. Oftentimes, it is as if the name of the road changes suddenly while upon it. more
It was still midnight when Sister María started whispering between her teeth. A few dear words had escaped from her lips: "Mother of Sorrows, remember that on the cross, Jesus named you as the mother of all sinners." more
Sister Luisa Colmenares de Carrion passed away on October 28, 1636. The idea of "immaculateness" was a dangerous concept for the church even though Sister Luisa used to receive friendly and laudable letters from both popes Urban VIII and Gregory XV. Only the Order of Franciscan friars used to promote "immaculateness" if not as a dogma, then as a doctrine, since the eighth century. more
'Dost thou remember, daughter," the Virgin asked Sister María, one night as she was dictating her autobiography to her, "that at one time the Indians of the New World had informed Fr. Benavides that they had thought that the nun Sister Luisa Colmenares and thou, had been one and the same nun? The Franciscan friars had shown them a picture and they answered that the only difference between both was that Sister Luisa was old and that thou hadst smooth skin." more
When was the  last time you really listened to the sounds of nature? The wind in the trees, the birds chirping, the sound of water flowing? Or welcomed a pollinating bee? Or noticed the change of the arc of the sun across the sky? more
The Taos Woman 2020 Edition Honors 8 Taos Women of Impact. Meet Taoseña Nikki Ross, In Recognition of Children's Creative Opportunities more
When I was 4 years old we lived in a large apartment complex in Falls Church, Virginia. One day I wandered to the upper apartments. Three older boys got a hold of me. One sat on me and the other boys gathered some grass and put it in a pile by my head. One boy took out some matches and said they were going to burn me. I was very frightened. more
As mother abbess, Sister María had much to ponder. She needed an exemplary model for her life. That evening, before going to bed, she remembered that she had a book that contained the 30 bits of advice that Saint Theresa of Avila had written, but she couldn't remember just were she had put it. more
New Mexico children's book author Linda Harkey's fourth book, "Doc, Willie, and the Pack" (Archway, 2019), is a continuation of the growing Hickory Doc series. more
The Harwood Museum believes that all children should have access to arts regardless of income or background, according to Jayne Schnell, the museum educator. more
In the Taos Children's Theatre's adventurous theatrical version of the 1908 classic, "The Wind in the Willows," you'll find "motor cars, boats on the river Thames and bands of … more
A Chinese cloud dragon saves the city of Wu by chasing gold-seeking robbers (who are attired in rice bags) out of town with all the bluster and flamboyance a dragon can muster. more
Brie Vigil and her mom just left Super Save Foods with ingredients for making pie. This was to be Brie's first pie made all on her own. more
Santiago Fresquez and Junior in the back of their parent's pickup outside of Super Save Foods. more
A ski student's first carpet ride of the day. more
HEART of Taos (Hope, Empowerment, Advocacy, Respect and Transitional Housing) will host its third annual holiday benefit Friday (Dec. 7) at Old Martina's Hall, 4140 State Road 68 in … more
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