One Girl in Portales

A Clovis & Portales Survival Guide

The Good Ju Ju Movement hits Portales.

 I’ve been reading a lot of books on happiness and community organization. Watching lots of TEDtalks and refocusing my purpose on this little rock we live on. As I am … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Local Brew Review: EPIC edition

When I decided to write a review on many local beers all at once, I knew I couldn’t go it alone. Its way too much pressure for just one girl in … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

A new dress and some great advise from Olive & June Boutique

It was cute! Funky font, bright colors. It looked like a sign for the kind of place I’d want to shop. It took some time before I  got in to investigate … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Roosevelt Brewing Company & Public House.

People always banter back and forth, is it better in Clovis? Is it nicer in Portales? I feel like The Public house seals the deal. You have Chilis… but we … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Saengs. My NEW favorite Thai spot.

Having a restaurant for 12 years or so in such proximity to the base makes Saeng’s as much of a Cannon landmark as the F-111 on Grand & 7th. If you … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Daylight Donuts

On special days when I manage to leave my house before 11am, I rush through town to stuff my face with donuts. Let me first say that there is a … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Paradise Market- its about time!

“We’re here to cater to everyone. We don’t want people to have to drive 2 hours to buy good food anymore.” It was already a match made in heaven, myself … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Thai Bamboo

Sometimes you get a hankering for something ethnic. I love ‘non American’ foods. You name it- I love it… Thai, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican. I think  the only thing I don’t love … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

ENMU- the untapped resource for entertainment

What I consider to be Portales’ hub for all cultural expression, also happens to be the most untapped resource. When people think of the college they just think of a … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cloudcroft New Mexico- A weekend getaway

The best part of living in Portales is that its right in the middle of everything! In every direction is a weekend get away. This past weekend we passed the … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment



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