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13 Dec 2016
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Ancient Rhythms

  In July, my dog Rosie was outside, desperately barking. This is not unusual for her; the neighbors talking will set her off. But she just wouldn’t quit—and then I noticed she was standing in front of a bush, her head bent to the ground. I brought her in and went back outside to explore….

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10 Dec 2016
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Notes From the Road: Sunrise Memories III

The Downs Horses first ran on The Downs racetrack in June of 1971. In its early years, the track, located on 328 acres at the northeast corner of the La Cienega community, was quite successful with upwards of 10,000 bettors in attendance. The resulting traffic jams, Thursday through Saturday during the racing season, were legendary…

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15 Oct 2016
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DIY Herbal Infused Honey

Golden, sweet and oh so tasty, honey is a culinary treat! Honey is a simple way to sweeten your tea, enhance flavor in a new dish, or even treat a sore throat. Many different honeys can be created by infusing them with herbs from your garden or farmer’s market. The key to infusing honey is…

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Notes From the Road: Sunrise Memories I

Facilities Update   The millstone fountain has been installed on the inside part of the koi pond at the Sages. We are all wondering what the symbols on the millstone may represent. Is there a symbol expert among us? Please let us know. We can all thank the maintenance-landscape collaboration for the success of this…

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30 Sep 2016
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Notes From the Road: The Old Millstone

Facilities Update After a few challenging delays the Aqua Pavilion is up and running. Guests have begun to enjoy the warm waters and beautiful views provided by this special new addition to the Sunrise experience. What do you do if you find an old millstone on the property, one with interesting carvings on it? If…

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26 Sep 2016
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Glorious Fall Garlic

Autumn has arrived in New Mexico, and with it the end of another bountiful harvest. This is a time for gardens to be cleaned of the remnants of another successful growing season. But don’t be saddened by the end of the garden year. Instead get excited to prepare for next Spring, as Autumn is also…

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