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New Mexico Book Settings: Taos

This post is dedicated to artist and musician George Chacón who left us too soon http://taosnews.com/stories/taos-artist-george-chacn-has-died,39640?. His artwork is prominently displayed in downtown Taos. The piece is signed and his signature is shown at the end of this post. Continue reading

A Southwest Glossary: Geographical Terms A to E

Arroyo
An arroyo, Spanish for “brook,” is a steep-sided, dry creek bed that seasonally fills and flows after a sufficient rainfall. Flash floods are common in arroyos following heavy thunderstorms. The term arroyo is mainly used in the southwestern United States. Continue reading

Nancy Hilgert Fine Art

As far back as 2014, when Fiona Raven and I began working on the cover design for Brainwash, I entertained the idea of replacing the iStock images of Darcy and Bullet with artist-drawn ones, with the notion that one day I might decide to trademark them. Continue reading