I’ve heard of Ruidoso for years, a name whispered in hushed tones by my fellow Texans as a secret paradise. A fantasy land, high in the clouds. A place where scorching, triple digit heat is just a rumor. A world of snowy mountains and murmuring rivers, where family ski trips and casino weekends live side by side. I’d heard about Ruidoso for years, but had never made the journey. Until now!