Road Foodie

Some people drive simply to arrive.

Old Media vs New Media

Posted By on February 21, 2009

Marfa, Texas. 0 miles. As I settle in, I’m finding Marfa similar in many ways to my home village of Athens, NY. There’s the complicated relationship between long-time residents and artistic newcomers, (many of the latter are absentee homeowners who’ve innocently driven up property values); the wide-spread desire to encourage more economic activity for the […]

The (New) Ghost Towns of the West

Posted By on February 14, 2009

Friday the 13th, Las Cruces I’ll get to last night’s dinner shortly, but first there’s something more important to cover: I set out on a 3-mile hike this morning, up Bar Canyon and Soledad Canyon, directly east of Las Cruces via University and then Dripping Springs Road. As I approached the trailhead and the dramatic, […]