Wednesday morning briefing: An author, school photos and a king

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing.

Fast fact

Michael Blake, the author of “Dances with Wolves” attended Eastern New Mexico University.

Website of the day

This is a link to a collection of photos of construction projects going on at Clovis Municipal Schools: http://www.cms.k12.nm.us/operations/construction-gallery/Main.html

Question of the day

Freezing one day in the 70s the next…tumble weeds in spring? Why do you like living in eastern New Mexico?

Join the others and post your list in the comment section below.

Things to do

Brooklyn Rider brings its unique brand of entertainment to Clovis 7 p.m. Saturday at
Marshall Auditorium.

Tickets are $20 at the Clovis Community College cashier’s office or at the door the night of the performance.

Here’s a link: www.brooklynrider.com

Today in history

On this day in 1923, in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/archaeologist-opens-tomb-of-king-tut

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs in the 70s. West winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight — Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.