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So, What's A CASH MOB....

Just in case you still haven't heard about this recent phenomena that's called "Cash Mob" ...here's the scoop. It's been a long time since something this simple and yet so powerful has been able to explode in neighborhoods all across the land. It is reviving the community spirit of yester-year and bringing people together in a way that only our grandparents can remember.   READ MORE...

 

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  1. Santa Fe is the highest capital city in the United States at 7,000 feet above sea level.
  2. The province that was once Spanish New Mexico included all of present day New Mexico, most of Colorado and Arizona, and slices of Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Wyoming. The Original American Territory of New Mexico that congress created in 1850 included all of New Mexico and Arizona plus parts of Colorado, Nevada, and Utah. The boundaries of present day New Mexico were drawn by congress in 1863 but New Mexico didn't become a state until 1912.
  3. Each October Albuquerque hosts the world's largest international hot air balloon fiesta.
  4. Las Cruces makes the world's largest enchilada the first weekend in October at the "Whole Enchilada Fiesta".
  5. Lakes and Rivers make up only .002% of the state's total surface area. The lowest water-to-land ratio of all 50 states. Most of New Mexico's lakes are man-made reservoirs. A dam on the Rio Grande formed the Elephant Butte Reservoir the state's largest lake.
  6. The Rio Grande is New Mexico's longest river and runs the entire length of New Mexico.
  7. The world's first Atomic Bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945 on the White Sands Testing Range near Alamogordo. North of the impact point a small placard marks the area known as Trinity Site. The bomb was designed and manufactured in Los Alamos.
  8. White Sands National Monument is a desert, not of sand, but of gleaming white gypsum crystals.
  9. Hatch is known as the "Green Chile capital of the world".
  10. New Mexico is home of Philmont Scout Ranch located in Cimarron.
  11. Grants was at one time known as the "Carrot capital of the country" until the process of cellophane wrapping began and California took over title. More recently Grants has been known as the "Uranium capital of the world" and produced the bulk of the nation's uranium supply during the post-World War II and Cold War era.
  12. New Mexico is one of the four corner states. Bordering at the same point with Colorado, Utah and Arizona.
  13. The Palace of Governors in Santa Fe, built in 1610, is one of the oldest public buildings in America.
  14. More than 25,000 Anasazi sites have been identified in New Mexico by archeologists. The Anasazi, an amazing civilization who were the ancestors of the Pueblo, where around for 1300 years. Their great classical period lasted from 1100-1300 AD.
  15. The state of New Mexico shares an international border with the country of Mexico.
  16. The leaves of the Yucca, New Mexico's state flower, can be used to make rope, baskets and sandals.
  17. 1/4 of New Mexico is forested, and the state has 7 National Forests including the Nation's largest, the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest which includes the Gila Wilderness.
  18. The largest fire in the state's history was ignited on May 4, 2000 in the National Park Service's Bandelier National Monument, when a controlled burn meant to clear away dry brush and prevent future wild fires leaped out of control due to high winds. 25,000 people, including all the residents of Los Alamos, were forced to evacuate their homes.
  19. In 1950 the little cub that was to become the National Fire Safety symbol Smokey the Bear was found trapped in a tree when his home in Lincoln National Forest was destroyed by fire. In 1963, in Smokey's honor, the New Mexican legislature chose the black bear to be the official state animal.
  20. The word "Pueblo" is used to describe a group of people, a town, or an architectural style. There are 19 Pueblo groups that speak 4 distinct languages. The Pueblo people of the southwest have lived in the same location longer than any other culture in the Nation.
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