Tough Enough

A former athlete moved to NM after throwing in the towel. Her next chapter was unpredictable, life-changing—and could have only happened here.
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New Mexico Magazine May 2015

May 2015

What's Happening

Tour of the Gila, Smokey Bear Days, Outside Bike & Brew Festival and more this month. (more)

May 2015

Only in NM

Anecdotes, observations, and personal mementos of this singular state. (more)

Features

Taking the Plunge

Extreme kayaker Ed Lucero helped to pioneer the sport on the Ríos of New Mexico. (more)

Going Places | Northwestern NM Road Trip

Blast to the Past

Take US 550 from bustling Bernalillo to Chaco Canyon, the Southwest’s greatest pre-Columbian metropolis. (more)

Books

Muse Traveler

Kirstin Valdez Quade’s arresting New Mexico stories are storming the gates of Lit City. (more)

Feature

Tough Enough

A former athlete moved to NM after throwing in the towel. Her next chapter was unpredictable, life-changing—and could have only happened here. (more)

May 2015

Our Back Pages

A look inside the archives at one of our classic issues from nine decades of New Mexico Magazine. (more)

Features

The Answer Man

If you’ve got any questions about the past eight decades of life in Abiquiú, this is the man to see. (more)

Music 2015

Chile Gumbo

Bayou Seco adds imported flavors to New Mexican roots music. (more)