Fiery Foods Show Defeats Fear of COVID

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We were prepared for disappointment–low attendance, complaints about masks interfering with tasting, half the exhibitors not showing up at the last minute, and a few more possible disasters I won’t even mention.  Fortunately for everyone, none of those scenarios happened. We had excellent attendance for New Mexico’s first large indoor show since the pandemic. It was not a record crowd, … Read More

Fiery Foods & BBQ Show Returns

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This coming Friday afternoon at 4pm marks the return of the National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show at Sandia Resort and Casino. After missing last year because of a certain virus, our show is coming back strong in our 33rd year of producing it.. Masking is now optional, and we originally thought that proof of vaccination would be mandated, but … Read More

A Disturbing New Trend in Publishing

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                On February 8, 2022, archaeologist Jennifer Raff published her book Origin through her publisher Twelve, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group. It is 369 pages long in hardcover and costs $39.89. The Kindle ebook costs $14.99. Since then, at least seven “summaries” of her book appeared on Amazon. They are: SUMMARY: … Read More

Enough is Enough!

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Usually, I avoid discussing political issues, but I must speak out about the stupidity of some of these anti-vaxxers. One said that the COVID vaccine was a “bio-weapon” and another called it a “crime against humanity.” What planet were these people born on? Would they return us to the days of polio paralysis and the scourge of smallpox, which killed … Read More

How I Got PMA

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Don Hammond and Frank Crosby taught me PMA. It’s sorta like a religion except there are no prayers, churches, ministers, or services. In fact, it’s all in your mind because those letters stand for Positive Mental Attitude. When I was teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University in the early 1970s, I had the summers off with nothing really to do and … Read More