Lessons from a stranger on the importance of names

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readJul 31, 2022

I went on a mini vacation to get away. To feel like I would be a lonely figure, hiking the peaks around Pinos Altos, New Mexico in the Gila National Wilderness. Turns out I was reconnecting with people and places that were always important to me.

Pinos Altos is a tiny community, not exactly a ghost town, but a place where the mornings and nights are quiet, and most of the day…

Abraham Villarreal

People are interesting things. I write about them and what makes them interesting.