Connie Long – Memory of Unexpected Kindness

In this segment of in the Voices de Aquí series, El Rito resident Connie Long shares a poignant memory of unexpected generosity that she experienced shortly after moving to Questa in the mid 1970’s.

Connie Long, Women’s Tea Story Sharing, Questa, November 2019

Thank you Connie Long, for sharing this memory of kindness shared with a newcomer; it is a gift to those listening now and in the future. Your memories add to our appreciation of this place, and remind us of the power of kindness and trust.

This story was recorded in November 2019 during a Women’s Tea Story Sharing event at Yoga Sala in Questa; recorded and edited by Claire Coté.

This summer, we’re listening together to the voices of our neighbors; every week we share a different short story from our community with Voices de Aquí. Join us for the short broadcasts at Questa Farmers Market on Sundays or here, on our website.

Huge thanks to our collaborators at Questa Farmers Market, Gaea McGahee and all the musicians at the market for allowing us to plug into their sound system to broadcast the Voices de Aquí weekly segments.

We are also grateful to our funders! Voices de Aquí is made possible by support from the LANL Foundation Community Outreach Grant, Chevron Grants for Good and Taos Community Foundation IMPACT Grant.