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'The Gospel of Mark' Returns to TOTH

on March 27, 2014 - 10:08am

Jeff Favorite in his one-man storytelling of the Gospel of Mark. Photo by TK Thompson

TOTH News:

By popular demand, Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church is bringing back Jeff Favorite’s one-man storytelling of the Gospel of Mark.

The performance is Saturday, March 29. The doors open for refreshments and coffee at 7 p.m., and the performance starts at 7:30 p.m., in Kelly Hall at 3900 Trinity Dr.

Jeff Favorite perform's in the Gospel of Mark. Photo by TK Thompson

In this performance, Favorite recites the Gospel of Mark verbatim from the New International Version® (NIV®; 2011 version) of

Santa Fe Imaging First in Region to Offer New Prostate MRI Cancer Detection Technology

on March 26, 2014 - 9:17am
A patient prepares for screening with new, high-resolution MRI technology now offered at Santa Fe Imaging. Courtesy/Santa Fe Imagaing


SANTA FESanta Fe Imaging is the first facility in northern New Mexico to offer new, high-resolution MRI technology to aid in the battle against prostate cancer. Endorectal prostate MRI is a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the newest prostate coil technology and advanced computer aided detection (CAD) software.

“Endorectal prostate MRI exams give physicians and their patients struggling with a difficult prostate cancer

Food on the Hill: Limoncello

on March 25, 2014 - 9:54am

This week’s recipe: Limoncello
Photo by Sue York/
2 bottles (1.75 liters) Vodka
25- 30 lemons, washed and dried
3 ½ cups water
4 ½ cups sugar


Peel all of the lemons with a sharp knife or a sharp vegetable peeler. Do not cut into the pith (white part). If you do get some of the pith off with the peel, cut it out!
Photo by Sue York/

Set all of the pieces of peel to the side. Cut all of the pith off the lemons, and throw the pith away. Slice the lemons into ¼ inch pieces and seed as you go.

 Photo by Sue

Fire It Up! Thursday With Dynamic Speaker

on March 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Sister Magdalena Casas-Nava


Fire It Up!

Feel a need to re-energize this Lent? Sister Magdalena Casas-Nava will be speaking Thursday, March 27 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Canyon Road.

Sister Magdalena is a hilarious and dynamic speaker who is making a return visit. The evening begins after the 5:30 p.m. Mass with a soup dinner in Karen McLaughlin Hall, followed by Sister Magdalena's talk "Fire It Up!: Living in the Spirit."

The evening is free and open to all. Direct questions to 505.661.8303.

Reiss: Travel by Air…Part of Our Infrastructure

on March 21, 2014 - 9:31pm
By County Councilor Rick Reiss

In April, we will celebrate the one-year anniversary of re-established commercial airline service between Los Alamos Airport and Albuquerque’s Sunport. Many of you may recall that, last November, I voiced my support for this new service to remain operational until September 2014 by voting with five of my fellow councilors to approve a flight subsidy of $365,000 from the County’s general funds.

In case you missed that Nov.

Posse Lodge Pancake Breakfast Benefits Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter April 6

on March 21, 2014 - 1:14pm

Thayla Sullivan with Pyrite at last year's event who was adopted and renamed 'Cannon' and now lives in Albuquerque. Courtesy/FOS

FOS News:

Sunday, April 6 is the third year in a row that the Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter (FOS) has participated in the  Posse Lodge Pancake Breakfast. All proceeds will benefit FOS.

The  regular menu items of various flavors of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee will be available. FOS will feature a silent auction of gift baskets donated by Zena Thomas and Best Buddy Baskets.

Solo Traveler: Sustainability

on March 21, 2014 - 8:12am
A home at the permaculture community. Edible plants are grown with flowers and grasses to eliminate the need for pesticides. Photo by Sherry Hardage
A composting toilet used at the permaculture community. Photo by Sherry Hardage
Solo Traveler: Sustainability

I have mentioned in earlier columns that one of the huge benefits to solo travel is meeting people you probably wouldn’t have met if you’d traveled with a friend. While friends are great for security, companionship and sharing costs, traveling alone forces you to connect with locals and other travelers.