Artesia – A Little Town with a BIG HeART

Artesia – A Little Town with a BIG HeART

Recently a friend from Houston, while driving through southeastern New Mexico, asked me, “How can you live here?” I chuckled, skipping being insulted, because I understood. To those who come from the Houston metroplex,  Southeastern New Mexico may seem so vast,...
Beyond the Mat with Luna Yoga

Beyond the Mat with Luna Yoga

Yoga is a constant. It allows you to work through emotions and thoughts while gaining physical strength. Yoga is not just what you do in class or on your mat but it teaches you to be a better human.Liz Hamill Owners, Jordan Graham and Liz Hamill I fell into a...
Kolton’s Kradles

Kolton’s Kradles

When faced with the insurmountable loss of her child, Emily Pennington made a decision. She could let grief drag her down to the depths of despair, or she could rise up to help other mothers and families. In 2016, Emily, her husband, and three daughters were expecting...
Self-care 101: Small Town Self-care

Self-care 101: Small Town Self-care

Self-care. What is it? How do I do it? And where can I self-care in Artesia? I had a doozy of a holiday season. Two kids in basketball, what felt like fourteen seconds between Thanksgiving and Christmas, out of town guests, out of town travel, even an out of country...
10 Trips for 2020

10 Trips for 2020

When my family found ourselves transplanted from the sprawling metropolis of the greater Houston area to the wide-open spaces of Artesia, we took a long look down the arroyo and asked, “What can we see next?” New Mexico was uncharted territory for us and...