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Cloudcroft New Mexico, a hidden mountain town perfect for family vacations

Posted on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 in Life in Cloudcroft

There is much to do in Cloudcroft in the summer. The cooler temps mean long walks all around the village and the perfect weather for a hike on the Osha Trail or the Trestle Trail.

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New Mexico Real Estate Trends

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in Life in Cloudcroft, Tips & Advice

Thinking of listing, but not sure where the market in New Mexico is headed? Now might just be the best time!

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Must Do Christmas Activities

Posted on Friday, December 2nd, 2016 in Life in Cloudcroft

It’s December in Cloudcroft!  This is one of my favorite times of the year in this quaint village.  There is snow on the ground and on the pines.  Icicle are hanging from the tin roofs. The chill seems to quiet the whole area.  For me, Christmas in the mountains just makes sense. Another perk to this

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Surviving the “Survivor Challenge”

Posted on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 in Life in Cloudcroft

On the morning of September 10, 2016 the weather was overcast, everything was still, and I was trying to calm my nerves. Preparing for over a month (as best as a dad with a full time job can), I felt ready.  My friend and partner for the day Thomas Lewis walked over to me with

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New School Year Brings Out the Best In the Dad in Me

Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 in Life in Cloudcroft

As the new school year gets started, I’m reminded of my most important role.  If you read my previous blog entitled “Best Move of My Life”,  you know about my parents and how they taught me to work hard.  As I mentioned in that blog, I’m very proud of this raising. However, I’ve struggled throughout the

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BEST MOVE OF MY LIFE

Posted on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 in Life in Cloudcroft

Let me take a minute to introduce myself. I grew up in a small oil town in West Texas (Andrews) where the smell of “money” smelled very similar to rotten eggs! My father owned a small engineering and land surveying company and my mother was a school teacher. Both of my parents showed me what

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