Make Your Laundry Room Work, from Ask the Experts’ Elizabeth Tawney Gross

Does your laundry room make doing the laundry easier, or even more of a chore? Even if your laundry room is a ...

10 Common Errors When Naming Life Insurance Beneficiaries

Here's How to Fix That So You Protect the People You Love, from Ask the Experts' Maria Martinez-Siemel Most schools started up again ...

Marriage Equality: Equal Rights and Equal Responsibilities

Insights from Ask the Experts' Gretchen Walther of Walther Family Law After a long wait, it's finally legal to do what your hearts ...

Inspired by possibility - Sarah Tapia Oliver (1996: Five Remarkable Young Women)

Sarah Tapia Oliver was a 17-year-old recent graduate of Taos High School when she was spotlighted for her work on domestic violence ...

Editor's Spotlight


Success is all about family for attorney

Maria Martinez-Siemel, right, with her daughter, Pilar

Introducing María Martínez-Siemel, of Ask the Experts It's all about family for estate planning attorney María Martínez-Siemel, one of the newest members of the Ask the Experts panel on the Sage magazine website at That's what brought her back to New Mexico after she got her undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston. And family is what informed her career path moving into estate law after being on a pre-med track. Martí... Read More


Breaking up doesn’t have to break you

Carolyn Flynn, editor, Sage magazine

After 17 years in family law, attorney Gretchen Walther says she sometimes wishes lawyers took the medical doctor's "do no harm" oath. The more she practices collaborative law, the more she is aware that the law and family relationships have very little to do with each other. Walther joins the Sage magazine Ask the Experts panel at with her blog, which debuts today. In the United States, much of the law is based on individual rights - one person's rig... Read More


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Making a Difference



Nominations for the Making a Difference Award are now closed. Winners will be announced in the May 3 print edition of Sage magazine and on this website. Winners are to be honored at a luncheon April 24 featuring keynote speaker LaDonna Harris, founder of Americans for Indian Opportunity. About next year in 2015, the Making […]


Food, Health & Nutrition

Souffled omelet elevates the egg


Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don’t really count as eggs at all in my …