By Pat Taylor
If you remember from my previous update, we had two exterior areas of the historic Armijo-Gallagher House, the future home of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce, we had opened up to assess.
The west wall area section was stabilized with adobe. Since then, with it drying sufficiently, we applied a leveling coat of mud plaster to be followed by a lime plaster, which was the original exterior plaster material.
I set stones into the adobe to better anchor the lime plaster in a time-honored system called “rajuelar.” ... Continue Reading
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Friday, April 6
Las Cruces Convention Center
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By Stephen L. Wilmeth
The morning started before sunup. I was feeding horses.
Feeding hay from big bales is hard. I made sure Bailey got at least her share. She was going to work today.
At 6:30 a.m. I walked to her with a halter. She left and started her predictable lunge circle.
“OK, Bailey, I’ll be here when you decide you’ve had enough,” I told her.
The routine concluded when she stopped and turned to me. That signaled she was ready for the day. I put the halter on her and we left the pens.
As I ... Continue Reading