Chuck Rasmussen

“Nice Work, Chris!”, his aunt, Liz Taylor would say.

Yup. THAT “Liz Taylor”. My friend Jason grows and sells quality high protein alfalfa hay. One of his clients is the brother of now deceased actress Liz Taylor.  I knew this. What I didn’t know was not only the brother, but the nephew of Liz also lives in Taos, is also a friend and client …

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National Garden Scheme = It’s Spring

If we lived in England, we would be attending functions that  celebrate the new years’ first signs of Springtime. In fact, right now? The Snowdrops would have actually nearly finished their blooming season. The National Garden Scheme is England and Wales way to not only see, enjoy, and learn from other people’s private yards (gardens), …

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Bacon Lovers: Year of the Pig

No. Not an excuse to eat more bacon. Sorry. Happy New Year, Chinese, that is.  I celebrated it recently at Bellagio Conservatory in Vegas.  Ah, the things I learned from this amazing botanical display…. I hadn’t been aware of the 2018 opening of the worlds longest bridge-tunnel structure, The Macan Bridge. It is 34 miles …

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