Notes from the Road

26 Aug 2016
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The Spanish and Pueblo Roots of Sunrise Springs

Community News The New Mexico Game and Fish Department is proposing a 450-acre public indoor and outdoor shooting range on BLM land just above Hipico Santa Fe. The La Cienega Valley Association (LCVA) does not oppose the shooting range complex but feels the location so close to the La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs, Hipico Santa Fe, and…

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10 Aug 2016
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Birds of La Cienega

  SUNRISE NEWS Last November a member of our Sunrise family lost her mother, and she had to spend several months organizing a memorial to properly honor her. This sad task was made more difficult since the staff member’s mother lived across the country. On the upside, several cousins, now in their 80s, were able…

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The Feast of San Ildefonso

    SUNRISE NEWS We have a member of the Iron Butt Association on staff here at Sunrise Springs. This staffer is an active member of the motorcycle association, named for the anatomical requirements needed to ride a motorcycle for prolonged periods. He has successfully completed a number of long-distance challenges and now he is…

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11 Jul 2016
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Notes from the Road: Alfalfa Fields and Arroyos

Sunrise NewsMore feathered friends: In addition to the mom-duck with her teenagers, we have now have a second duck family: a mama with five much-younger ducklings. As stated before, we figure they were hatched at a neighboring pond and have moved to the Sunrise Springs pond for safety and food.Due to some construction and electrical…

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Notes From the Road: Ducklings and Bridges

Sunrise NewsFeathered friends: In the last few of days we have had a visit from a momma duck and her six teenage ducklings, and just yesterday another mother duck showed up with brand-new ducklings in tow. We figure they were hatched at a neighboring pond and visit the Sunrise Springs for the view and abundance…

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24 Jun 2016
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Notes from the Road: Alonso Rael Property

The swimming pool is open and warming up. Sunrise has new golf carts and the Sunrise staff has been working on putting the new beds on the backs. The replacing of all the patio gates at the casitas is complete as is the repair of the Moonhouse deck. The addition of the shade-sails to the…

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13 Jun 2016
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Notes from the Road: Cabeza de Baca aka C’de Baca

Ladybugs Don’t let the genteel name fool you—these tiny animals are voracious predators. In an effort to thwart an invasion of unwanted creatures, our leading horticultural and animal-experience expert, Danielle, has unleashed 70,000 of the beetles around the property. An adult ladybug can eat up to 50 aphids in a day and 5000 aphids in…

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