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Coos, Cackles and Purrs: Meet our Silkie Chickens

Sunrise Springs is home to some of the sweetest, softest chickens you’ll meet. Spend a few minutes with them and you will quickly melt listening to their soft coos, hysterical cackles and gentle purrs as they snuggle in close. Yet without fail, before settling into class, people will often ask “why chickens?” Unlike cats and…

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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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25 Jul 2016
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Want smooth, well-nourished skin? DIY Scrub

Look no further than your garden and kitchen pantry for ingredients to create smooth, well-nourished skin. While store shelves abound with products to be purchased and tried, nothing beats a DIY scrub.Salt and sugar are some of the most common choices for abrasive materials in a scrub. With larger particles size, salt tends to create…

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20 Jul 2016
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Roasted Chicory Root Peach Tea

There is nothing like a cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer’s day! Even better if you’ve made the brew yourself. With summer already in full swing, why not try a few new recipes for yourself?There are many different herbs that can be used to brew a good cup of iced tea. While…

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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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