Anne Leonard

New Mexico

Come visit me

After two-plus months, this house is ready for guests. In fact, I had guests this weekend. Jim and Susie and Rio came down from Denver and declared the place five-star. I have listed the lower level of the house on Airbnb, in hopes of paying off the national debt I’ve run up on my credit…

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My new mountain home

Years ago I moved from Denver to Houston, thinking my time in Texas would just be a detour. At that point I figured I’d return to the Rockies in a few short years. Well, time flies and now it is 30 years, four months and a few days later and I have finally laid the…

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My first (and hopefully not last) book signing

Okay, I was nervous. But the ice broke when I stepped outside to take a photo of my name on the venue and talked a couple walking by into buying my book. I sold some books. Saw many photos of other people’s cats. Heard more than a few lovely cat stories, some sad, some uplifting.…

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Gearing up toward that book signing

I am back in Albuquerque, getting ready to head out for a short hike. Toward that purpose, I booked an Airbnb on the eastern edge of the city. Today, I check into the Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town. Took a short walk last night to watch the sun set. Also, fittingly enough given I’m here…

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Aspen

The hummingbirds left Tijeras two days ago. There were only one or two juveniles left, and then they were gone. Time for me to move on as well. After a month of non-stop guests and events, I am now on my way south — albeit with a short side trip to the north to Santa…

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