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Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 01-02-2015


A few years ago number three son gave me a Father’s Day present…..Domain name….www.hesterbooks.com….I was so thankful and excited…I wrote about everything I could think of and then some. I was very proud of it and told anyone who would listen about my web site… Last year I felt as though I had ran out of things to write about and I have slowed down a lot…but I still have lots to say…I’m still proud of having the domain name of hesterbooks.com and after conversing with my son a few days ago, we are going to renew it for another period of time….I hope after me, he will take over and keep the name for decades to come. I like the sound of it….WWW.HESTERBOOKS.COM….I am still very proud of it. Thank you, my son….what a nice, lasting gift….

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Dear Webmaster:

You have good right to be proud of Hesterbooks.com, at least cimpared to so many other websites out there. I have enjoyed it too. I was only in New Mexico for just short of four years back in the Sixties. Hesterbooks.com gives me an opportunity to keep up with what is going on in the sunny, desert, Southwest with very little cost involved to me. The Albuquerque Journal website is often helpful, but it is always pushing me to subscribe. Why I should subscribe to a newspaper 1000 miles away that pricks my interest only a few times a month is beyond me? So I just keep answering their dumb questions, and they keep letting me use it. I would appreciate more information on Kirtland; but, according to the official Kirtland AFB website, the base is not what it use to be. It’s going down fast as is most all of our military, thanks to President Obama. I do suggest more information on the New Mexico State Fair since I attended that fair and participated in more events of that fair than I have ever experienced of fairs in any other state. Also, the annual balloon festival is another which keeps drawing me back out there at every opportunity. Also, retirement opportunities offered by Albuquerque and the surrounding area are another strongly suggested subject. I already have several friends who have chosen the area over many others, and they largely did not know anything about it other than what they read in the common retirement magazines and brochures. Also, the availability of pure, cheap, and refreshing water is critical to any area. Although the continuing saga of the Kirtland fuel spill has been immensely overrated in my opinion, the local and official response to it over the long term is still immensely important in choosing the area as a retirement home. Also, more information on UNM is needed, not so much that which would prick the interest of a potential young student in choosing it as an appropriate site for an education since my wife and I are far beyond that, but the sports and cultural opportunites that it provides are a valuable asset. Last but not least, I am looking forward to a little human interest information on my friends: the roadrunner and the jack rabbit. I recall many a lonely and silent bicycle ride across vast stretches of the New Mexico desert when I was completely alone except for my thoughts, my God, and an occassional roadrunner or jack rabbit flushed out of hiding in the mesquite that would run for cover as I rode by. Hope they are not a victim of the drought and of development.

ok, your comments are well heeded and some of the articles are already being looked at. Thanks for your interest and I look forward to your comments on them also.

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thanks…come back again…read all the stories and downloads available….for free….Pete

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