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Paddling the Rio Grande

Humorist Will Rogers, the story goes, once described the Rio Grande as “the only river I ever saw that needed irrigation.” But on a recent afternoon a few miles from Albuquerque, the biggest city in what the U. S. Drought Monitor has dubbed the driest state in America, the waterway still evoked its name.

I Heart My City: Clayton’s Albuquerque

Avid traveler Clayton Abbey hails from Albuquerque and has lived around the U.S. (including a nine-year stint in NYC) and in southern Mexico. But this husband and father knows where his loyalties lie: “New Mexico is my true love.” Check out a few of his favorite things about Albuquerque, then add your own two cents.