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Visit New Mexico

New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment for a reason. We are a state with vivid landscapes, a unique culinary heritage, and some of the most friendly people you will ever meet.

Our sunrises and sunsets aren't bad either. I still can't believe this is the view from my kitchen window. 
When the world is ready to resume traveling, NM is a worthwhile destination. Here are my insider recommendations for where to go and where to eat while you are here.
Visit New MexicoBest NM Hiking
Jemez SpringsEl Morro National MonumentAngel Fire Simply driving in our state presents an opportunity to enjoy stunning views.
Best NM Restaurants
Slate Street Cafe (Albuquerque, NM): Our favorite happy hourThe Hollar (Madrid, NM): Enjoy a green chile cheeseburger on the patio. It's served on a homemade biscuit and is so large you'll barely be able to fit it inside your mouth!Greenside Cafe (Cedar Crest, NM): Best chicken-fried steak in the worldBest NM Events 
Taos Summer Wine Festival (Taos Ski Va…

Sad Dog Parents

SN and I were watching TV two nights ago when we heard a strange sound coming from the living room. It was Biscuit. She was on her side, yelping nonstop with her eyes wide open, foaming at the mouth. The foam had soaked all the way through her bed. Panicked, we tried to revive her, but she was like a zombie, just stuck on her side and barking, staring at nothing.

It seemed like this went on forever, but I think it was probably about 3 minutes. When Biscuit finally came to, she tried to stand but kept falling over. She didn't seem to know where she was or even who we were. She was growling at us. 
Finally, we got her calmed down and resting, but she would occasionally let out a yowl, eyes closed. We couldn't tell if she was having a nightmare or was in pain. 

Later, it was like her mind was gone - she could walk, but only in circles around the perimeter of the room. She was not responding to anything we said or did. She still seemed not to know us. 
I was eventually able to get…