Journalist Silverman presents revised versions of 26 essays originally published in The Santa Fean
magazine, illustrating eclectic aspects of New Mexico's history.
When the new editor for the monthly Santa Fean
came to town, a memo was issued to all potential freelancers.
When the play received a fully staged reading at the Institute of American Indian Art Museum's First Annual Playwrights Festival, some Santa Feans
were offended by it.
"We intend for our store to be a destination for Santa Feans
seeking science-based information about prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, and nutritional and herbal supplements," says lead pharmacist Chris Prandoni.
Since the college building doesn't sit among historic adobes, Santa Feans
have remained relatively unperturbed.
were facing an overwhelming affordable housing problem.
had always been taught to appreciate tourism, and the live-and-let-live atmosphere of the community - reflected in shop signs that read, "Shoplifting is Bad Karma" - was traditionally quite welcoming to newcomers.
Wealthy and politically connected, these Santa Feans
were Pena's most enthusiastic patrons.
Joseph and Mary are not the only Santa Feans
wondering if there will be room at the inn.
Today, Aragon and many other naive Santa Feans
are home owners, thanks to the bold efforts of the Affordable Housing Roundtable.
Each year, increasing numbers of Santa Feans
and visitors flock to the gallery-lined road and to nearby Acequia Madre and other residential side streets to stroll with family and friends, sing carols, sip hot cider or cocoa, and, of course, admire the thousands of little lanterns set out for the evening by gallery owners and area residents.