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correspondence

correspondence

January 16th, 2014

Editor:

Since the beginning of January 2014, the torch to lead the Marfa Museum Thrift Store has been handed to Frank Quintanar as the new store manager. Frank, of course, is neither new to Marfa nor to the Thrift Store. A well-liked and respected native “Marfan,” Frank has not only been there for the renovation of …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

January 9th, 2014

Rambling recipes

By LONN TAYLOR

The Christmas holidays are a time for special foods. This column will initiate an annual Texas recipe column, which will feature special holiday recipes from my Texas friends and family. Thanks to all who shared their treasured family recipes with me.

The quintessential Texas dish is not barbecue but King Ranch Chicken Casserole. …

library talk

library talk

January 9th, 2014

Need help with New Year’s resolutions?

By MANDY ROANE

Happy New Year from the Marfa Public Library staff! Though we were sad to take down our Christmas decorations, we’re pretty excited about getting 2014 off to a great start. We’ve got some great books that can help you get your New Year’s resolutions off to a great …

golliver – live socialist

golliver – live socialist

January 9th, 2014

correspondence

correspondence

January 9th, 2014

Editor:

I am still enjoying the picture you sent of the courthouse. And now the lights are on? Christmas is certainly made brighter!

Mr. Villarreal did an admiral job giving funds himself, raising funds, and, imagine, leading an all-volunteer crew to install the strings and strings of dancing globes. The sparkling gateway sets it all off.

The lights …

the rambling boy

the rambling boy

December 19th, 2013

It’s not Christmas without a tree

By LONN TAYLOR

Christmas is not Christmas without a Christmas tree. I have had a Christmas tree every year of my life except for one miserable Christmas in the 1970s that I spent in a hotel in Mexico City. I will never have Christmas without a tree again. For the past …

library talk

library talk

December 19th, 2013

Library says thanks

By MANDY ROANE

Everyone at the Marfa Public Library extends our heartfelt thanks to the patrons and volunteers who made our events over the last week so successful.

The turnout for the Hipolita Acosta event last Friday was standing-room-only and both the speaker and audience were engaging. We know it was a bit crowded, but …

correspondence

correspondence

December 19th, 2013

Editor:
I have wonderful news.
On December 17th, our cat was hit by a car and killed in front of our home. Why is this wonderful news? Because it wasn’t my son or a child playing at the playground across the street or a person walking their dog or an elderly woman going into the library. It …

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