In a recent letter to the editor, Kathleen Dudley from Ocate cited Farmington as an area devastated by the oil and gas industry. She speculates that Farmington was “most likely” a farming area which is now “vastly industrialized with... (no) sound of roosters crowing, or sight of a herd of sheep, or acequias open, flooding fields of alfalfa.”
I am puzzled and can only conclude that we see what we want to see. The last time I was in Farmington, I saw all the above (though I didn’t hear a rooster crow).
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