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Nicholas Trofimuk’s Pursues of Black and White Darkroom Beauty

Nicholas Trofimuk’s Pursues of Black and White Darkroom Beauty

By Brian D’Ambrosio Twice yearly, Nicholas Trofimuk’s family would pack up their 1939 brown Pontiac Chieftain and leave home in New Jersey to visit relatives in western Pennsylvania. That’s when the beauty of the natural world first became clear for young Trofimuk....

Local Author Uses Humor to Delight Readers

Local Author Uses Humor to Delight Readers

By Tania Soussan Albuquerque native Clyde James Aragón’s passion is humor, and he’s used his wit to write everything from greeting cards to plays and even to craft crossword puzzles. Inspired by the likes of Mark Twain, Richard Amory and Ambrose Bierce, Aragón has...

Mediterranean Diet Consistently Ranks No. 1 for Health

Mediterranean Diet Consistently Ranks No. 1 for Health

By Eli Follick There are about 335 million people in the United States. About 700,000 of them die annually from cardiovascular disease, and millions more suffer the effects of diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control. However, too often it seems that...

How to Make Higher-Quality Choices at the Grocery Store

How to Make Higher-Quality Choices at the Grocery Store

Grocery shopping can be stressful when there are so many options, especially if you’re making a conscious effort to make high-quality food choices while you shop. Arming yourself with a plan and plenty of information can help you make smarter choices and feel good...

Local Musician Freddie Chavez Traded Fame for Family

Local Musician Freddie Chavez Traded Fame for Family

By Tania Soussan Freddie Chavez didn’t need any formal training to develop a successful career as a musician with a loyal following. His band opened regionally for legends like the Platters, the Drifters, and Fats Domino, and he had fans as far away as the United...

Wood Whisperer Greg Salvo

Wood Whisperer Greg Salvo

By Brian D’Ambrosio Greg Salvo speaks the language of wood easily. Like any good conversationalist, he listens as much as he talks. Salvo’s woodwork incorporates a “live edge” technique, which refers to the retention of organic lines and unprocessed faults along the...

The Bright, Happy World of Artist Tatiana Klimov

The Bright, Happy World of Artist Tatiana Klimov

By Brian D’Ambrosio Santa Fe artist Tatiana Klimov begins her paintings with a preconceived theme – a serrated rock structure, a pasture of budding flowers, a casita, a bison, or a lightning strike in the vulnerable sky. Beyond that, the shades that find their way...

The Doctor Will See You Now – Medicare Enrollment: Terms & Tips

The Doctor Will See You Now – Medicare Enrollment: Terms & Tips

By Mike Wallace, Vice President Growth & Strategy, Optum New Mexico As inflation in the U.S. remains high, you may be looking to adjust your lifestyle and spending habits. When it comes to health care, it’s important to keep your budget and well-being in mind....

No Time Like November for a Pool Party

No Time Like November for a Pool Party

Popular billiards competition attracts serious senior players By Autumn Gray For many, November brings to mind turkey, pies, family, and football. However, for a surprising number of seniors in Albuquerque, the game of billiards is also on the brain this month. It’s...

Silver Horizons Has Specialized in Senior Support Over Four Decades

Silver Horizons Has Specialized in Senior Support Over Four Decades

Inflation provoking dire need for increased donations By Autumn Gray Silver Horizons has for nearly 45 years been committed to supporting Albuquerque area residents age 50 and older who are struggling to pay for basic needs. From help with groceries, to bills and...

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