Anna Redsand
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I am a writer and a blogger. My blog: is about deliberately choosing to love Albuquerque, which I like to call the Q, after years of living here. It's also about travel, about moving and learning to let go of the nomadic life. I'm also a published author (Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living, Clarion, 2006).
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
colors, diversity, open spaces, Sandias, Rio Grande
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Widely and deeply.

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Vista Encantada Detective Series IV

Posted on October 4, 2012 at 4:31pm 0 Comments

  As thick, dusky clouds rolled over the Sandia Mountains, and a little later welcome rain fell, I sat at my kitchen table with Lawrence Nylin and his wife Emily. Lawrence is, as I speculated in my last…

Vista Encantada Detective Series III

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 7:30am 0 Comments

  The stuff you want to have happen with blogs is happening—readers are getting involved in the detecting. Well, a reader. Dee turned me onto the idea of Googling the past residents of this house—way too simple for me! She even did some research and came up with the birth and death dates for Esther Nylin, who lived longer in my house than anyone else. It’s interesting to think of the people who spent time within these walls—did they quarrel (undoubtedly), make babies, read good books,…


Vista Encantada Detective Series II

Posted on September 13, 2012 at 9:15am 0 Comments

            This morning I called Ed Boles, the City of Albuquerque’s historical officer. He seemed nearly as interested in my project as I am and even wanted to know about my blog. Gotta love a fellow nerd. I started by asking if he might know the name of the builder in Vista Encantada. His initial response was disappointing. He informed me that building permits for houses built after 1937 had, sadly, been destroyed. The case is not hopeless, however. The magazine, Albuquerque…


Vista Encantada Detective Series I

Posted on September 6, 2012 at 11:41am 0 Comments

I love reading mysteries, and I’ve often thought being a detective would be a fun retirement career—not the dangerous kind but the puzzle-solving, curious-Georgina kind. So I decided, as part of rooting here in the Q, to engage in some local historical detection. Nothing is more local to me than my own…

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At 9:42am on September 25, 2012, vinceinburque said…

Good morning, Anna, and welcome to Queer Albuquerque.  I hope you enjoy our page! vince


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