Title: Yo sé que viví muy a gusto [I Know I Lived Very Comfortably]
Source(s): Abuelitos: Stories of the Río Puerco Valley
Taida Sánchez-García (Author); Nasario García (Editor)
Oral historian Nasario García interviewed many elders from the Río Puerco area of New Mexico. Taida Sánchez-García describes living on a ranch and growing and conserving chiles and other foods.
Well, the rancher’s life was such that everybody had to work for themselves. Because that’s just the way it was over there [in Guadalupe]. Everyone worked for themselves with whatever they had: corn, pinto beans, or whatever you planted. That was...