from Gale Moore, Publisher
The fruit trees are beginning to bloom (so are the junipers … !!!)
and in the Southwest we have been enjoying some unseasonably
warm weather while other parts of the country were being hit
with big snowstorms. Winter's not over yet and we're so dry,
we do pray for some snow soon!
Glenwood finally has a new website . . . www.TourGlenwoodNM.com!
This site is brought to you courtesy of Kristine Shoberg, owner
of Udder Delight. Folks are invited to submit information and
their Glenwood photos via email to Sybil Allred at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's a beautiful site, so check it out often! Links on the
site include Things to Do, Places to See, Where to Stay, a
Business Directory, and Community Directory --- as well as
some gorgeous photos to tempt you to visit this delightful
It's hard to believe that Glenwood's
12th Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off on April 5 is only a
month away! Cooks - It would be great to know that you are
coming to participate. I can email or mail a Cook's Packet.
so please confirm at your earliest convenience. I'm also
sending Vendor forms, which vendors will return to Leah Jones
Zachek in Deming so she can reserve your space (first come,
first served). This month, I'm working on the newest Dutch
Oven cookbook with recipes from last year's cooks. This Volume
5 edition will be available at the DOC on April 5th. For
those "tenderfeet" who haven't cooked
Dutch Oven before but want to try their hand at competing in
this year's event - there are still some copies of Volume 4,
3 and 2 from previous years, to inspire you. I have marked
these older cookbooks down to $ 10 each. They are available
locally (see cookbook
info, page 4 of this issue), or can be
In February, I SO enjoyed our Westerners Meeting with Judy
Billings (of Aunt Judy's Attic) giving a fascinating history
of her family and their ranching operations in New Mexico … now
in their 7th generation of the family as ranchers! I'm hoping
that the Billings family will share their history and photos
with us soon in The Gazette.
We have a couple of great features this month - a trip to
in Africa (pp 16-17),
and some information about the Arizona
Water Settlements Act (p24)- in addition to
history (p 12)and Mary
Alice Murphy's interview with Senovia Ray (p20).
Tina Ely, publisher of the Silver City Daily Press, was injured
in an automobile accident in late January. She suffered serious
injuries and was flown to El Paso Trauma Care where she underwent
surgery Monday evening. Tina is now recuperating and we send
her our best "Get Well" wishes!
Dave Remley, our distinguished book reviewer, is taking a
break for awhile as he awaits the publication of his new book.
We'll keep our readers advised. Speaking of new books, Santa
Fe photographer Gene Peach --- (remember his "Making a
Hand: Ranch Children of New Mexico" a few years ago?)
--- has a new book coming out soon about the Santa Fe area
Ongoing appreciation to our advertisers who support the paper
and keep the Glenwood Gazette coming to 8,000 readers each
month! Be sure to tell your friends who don't live in Gazette
delivery regions that they can view the calendar AND pages
every month on our website. Don't forget to bookmark us!
~ See You Down the Road ~
Gale Moore, Publisher
The Glenwood Gazette & "Forever Frontier" The
Annual Visitors Guide
PO Box 4077
Silver City, NM 88062 575.388.4806