When you resettle in New Mexico you will be moving to a great wine country. New Mexico is known for their outstanding quality wines made from grapes growing along the Rio Grande since 1629.
Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico, was founded 10 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Regardless of that, New Mexico wasn’t admitted to the union until 1912, making it one of the youngest states.
You will be settling in a state with an unusual equation: New Mexico has more cows than people, but they also have more PhDs per capita than any other state.
Some Funny Laws in New Mexico:
(1) It is against the law for women to pump their own gas or change a flat tire.
(2) “Idiots” are not allowed to vote. This weird law in New Mexico is particularly relevant in an election year.
(3) In Las Cruces, it is against the law to carry a lunch box down Main Street.
(4) In Albuquerque, cabbies aren’t permitted to reach out and pull potential customers into their cabs.
(5) It’s a misdemeanor to trip a horse. It becomes a 4th degree felony if that horse is hurt.