Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWhen I was ten or eleven years old my mother and I took a cruise to the Bahamas. I was enamored with the pristine snow like beaches found on the island shores. While living at Ft Bliss, we are hard pressed to find water, let alone beautiful white beaches, however, White Sands National Monument https://www.nps.gov/whsa/index.htm […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintTaste over 100 beers while listening to great blues music in Festival Park! This annual festival will happen Saturday June 2nd from 4pm (for VIP ticket holders, for general admission ticket holders gates open at 5) until 10 p.m. Your ticket gets you a souvenir sampling glass and beer samples, music and games. VIP […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI am from the deep south, which means sticky humid summers, quite the contrast from the dry desert of El Paso. One benefit of little to no humidity is as soon as the sun goes down the temperatures do too.  What better way to enjoy El Paso’s summer evenings than by attending Cool Canyon […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintThe other day I was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook and came across a blog about McDonald’s toys from the 1980’s.  As I began searching through the list, memories of Friday night meals served in cardboard boxes with a side of toys came flooding back.  I smiled as I examined pictures of Nugget Buddies, Berenstain […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintAs a child, my mother took me to the theatre, the symphony, and museums.  She referred to it as “getting cultured”. While I’m sure I didn’t express my gratitude at the moment, I am very grateful for the experiences because I developed an appreciation for the arts which I have passed on to my […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI am probably dating myself, but I loved MTV Unplugged. For those born after the 1990s, MTV used to play music videos and had a show solely dedicated to live acoustic performances which was called MTV Unplugged.  While the days of music being played on MTV is a distant memory, at Ft Bliss we can still […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintBacon!  Need I say more?  The Sun City will be hosting an annual Baconfest in Union Plaza Sunday, April 15 https://visitelpaso.com/events/sun-city-baconfest .What better way to celebrate or recover from Tax Day than to chow down on baconlicious treats. The festival will have live music, contests and craft vendors.  Oh, and of course bacon!  Vendors will […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintCome out for an evening of live musical performances by jazz bands and a cappella groups from NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, UNC Pembroke, Methodist University, Fayetteville State, and FTCC Friday April 6th from 6-10 p.m.! There are non drinking, general admission and VIP tickets available for purchase. General admission includes admission […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintFood trucks are a new kind of dining experience. Whether it’s a .99 cent taco or gourmet grass-fed hamburger, food trucks offer tasty selections for all appetites.  The Substation, located in El Paso’s upper valley, is hosting the first-ever Eat the Street Saturday, March 31 from 5:00-9:00 pm https://www.facebook.com/eatthestreetep/. The Substation https://www.substationep.com/ serves as a funky […]

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWith shouts of “Erin Go Bragh!”, “Kiss me I’m Irish” pins and all things green everyone becomes Irish on March 17th.  Celebrate your inner Irish at Freedom Crossing’s St. Patty’s Music Festival March 17th and 18th   https://freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com/event/st-paddys-fest/. This event will have at least eight musical acts, including traditional Irish music and bagpipes!  Enjoy Irish […]