Category Archives: People, Places and Things

Travelogue: Semana Santa in Andalucia

I am back from Spring Break, and have a story about my trip to Andalucia, Spain.   From Sevilla, where I ended up by mistake, to Malaga and Ronda, Granada and Guadix, we had a fantastic trip seeing (or not … Continue reading

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Bernice Pearl: A Neighborhood Gem

Bernice Pearl moved to Santa Fe five years ago from NYC when her husband died and, as she says, she “doesn’t waste a minute.”  She is 81 years old and, because she loves kids, chose to live in the Vista Linda … Continue reading

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Issa’s Quest: Radio Taboo

Some random thoughts on the Oscars, and an interview with the fascinating  Issa Nyaphaga, a Camerooni, activist, artist, journalist and one time refugee whose Radio Taboo project will build a radio tower in his village to help people talk about … Continue reading

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A Conversation about the Santa Fe Railyard

Today I talk to Steve Robinson, Santa Fe architect and founding member and President of the Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation, the non-profit corporation that manages the Railyard.  Steve tells the history of the project, answers my many questions and … Continue reading

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Liberian Lights: Rich Fahey’s Story

For the season of lights, we are broadcasting our story on Rich Fahey.  Rich Fahey and his wife Suzanne were Peace Corps Volunteers in Libera in the late 60s.  More than 40 years later, Rich is back,  bringing solar lights … Continue reading

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The Dog Show — collecting stories

We’re collecting stories for “The Dog Show.”  Tell us your story by leaving a comment below or emailing us at santafestories@gmail.com.  Themes include: dog rescues from foreign countries.  We’ve got Puerto Rico and Thailand so far, your favorite dog ever, … Continue reading

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What Do We Know About Pit Bulls?

Is this a Pit Bull?  Would you be scared if you saw this dog on the street?  Actually, it’s an Alpha Blue Blood Bulldog.  Any heavily muscled dog with a big head and short coat has come to be known … Continue reading

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Sitting Is Bad for You?

Santa Fean and New York Times “Phys Ed” columnist  Gretchen Reynolds talks about the science of exercise and movement.  Learn why sitting is really bad for you, how fat cells can communicate with the brain, how brain cells created by exercise … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Hey podcast listeners, Santa Fe Stories is one year old!  This week’s show is some pieces of our favorites from the last year. Listen to the show: The full episodes are, of course, here on the site too: The Sagebrush … Continue reading

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The Ms. Show: Who is Mrs. Nancy Udell?

“Do you know the women’s movement has no sense of humor?”  “No, but hum a few bars and I’ll see if I can sing along…”  When I got a wedding invitation addressed to Mrs. Nancy Udell, I started thinking, does … Continue reading

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