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Where I Live:
North Valley
About Me:
Fourth Street is my life line and Los Griegos is my neighborhood. I was raised on McIlheney’s milk, Furr’s cafeteria and Lobo basketball. I have a cousin in every quadrant of the city, a mutt named Winston, a cat named Trixie and a cat named Lola Falana. Familia is what matters most to me and taking pictures of weird mannequins is an obsession of mine. I am the queen of Mod Podge. Often called a museum geek. Oh yeah, one other thing, I'm co-publisher of this site! Hay te watcho y con safos …
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
My neighborhood, Duran's red chile, Powdrell's BBQ, The Frontier, Lobo basketball and The Pit, great museums, great bead stores, cottonwoods, and most of all mi familia and friends.
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Anything by Elizabeth Cohen, Luis Alberto Urrea

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What To Do In ABQ

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Friday, December 9

  • 22nd Annual UNM Print Sale - Informal group exhibition/sale featuring work by alumni, current students and faculty at UNM and Tamarind Institute. Get great works…

5things: Tamales!

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 10:30am 2 Comments

Who doesn't love tamales?  They are a traditional holiday food in New Mexico and everyone has a favorite type of tamale.  A couple of years ago I wrote about the tamale making tradition in our family.  This happens to be one of…



Posted on December 5, 2016 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

This is the time of year when artists and crafts persons depend on big sales. For me, making jewelry is a hobby.  For others, it's their livelihood.  I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a post that made my heart sink and gave me a sick feeling.  Fellow jeweler …


What To Do In ABQ

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Friday, December 2

  • Old Town Holiday Stroll- Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more! Enjoy holiday specials at the shops throughout Old Town and…

5things: Etsy Local

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 10:30am 3 Comments

If you hate crowds, don't want to deal with parking,hate shopping in cold weather but want to keep it local, then I have an easy solution for you!  Shop local Etsy vendors online.  If you never ventured into the world of Etsy, OH MY GAWD!  It's a wealth of handmade products as well as all the crafting supplies and…


Giving Handmade

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 10:30am 1 Comment

Black Friday has come and gone. I didn't participate. Small Business Saturday was, hopefully, successful for local businesses.  The convenience of Cyber Monday is staring at us in the face today and my fingers are just itching to buy, buy, buy online. 

Honestly, though, the older I get, the more I prefer…


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At 9:17am on November 24, 2016, Marsha Johansen said…

Hi Adelita,

Been in ABQ now for eight years, still love the weather, wonderful choices in activities, particularly for writers as myself. Would like to know how the Sunday Poetry works and how to post something?

Thanks so much!

At 7:34pm on May 6, 2016, Pat Kagan Tobias said…

Adelita, Thanks for the welcome back. I have been gone a while. Like three years. Whats new in the Burq?

At 5:00pm on July 31, 2015, Andi West said…

Thank you for the welcome.


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