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Mom of four great kids loving life in Albuquerque.
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I just finished Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill and it was an utterly satisfying thriller, he is the son of Stephen King, and writes quite a bit like his dad.

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The Pressure Cooker, Grace Under Pressure, and Why I Am Running for State Representative in District 19

Posted on March 16, 2012 at 10:57am 0 Comments

The Pressure Cooker

In today’s partisan climate there are tremendous forces of pressure being applied to all of our political leaders.  In New Mexico, we need leadership that demonstrates grace under fire. Important progressive issues of Education, Labor, Women’s Health, Immigration and Marriage Equality cannot be solved with vitriolic speech but with decorum and determination.

Grace Under Pressure

On March 17,…


Morning Fix--Parenting Fail Edition

Posted on January 4, 2010 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Good morning, peeps. I suppose for most of you out there it is back to the grind today. Grab a cup of coffee, like me (today drinking some Joe from Trader Joe's, damn good brew for a very reasonable $3.49 a can). Let's get to the uber depressing haps...

It's Parenting Fail Monday!!!

Stories like this one make me absolutely hate… Continue

Morning Fix--Happy 2010 Peeps!

Posted on January 1, 2010 at 3:33am 6 Comments

As I write this is it about 3:15 in the morning and I have not gone to bed yet, but I did celebrate the new year in the company of friends, indulging in champagne at midnight and some fan-friggin-tastic ritualistic shots of brandy with sugar and coffee coated limes (it was pretty fun) and giving the kids sparkling cider and letting them crash wherever they fell. Scanning the news channels is pretty uneventful this morning.

However, KRQE did have… Continue

Morning Fix--New Year's Eve Edition

Posted on December 31, 2009 at 6:30am 9 Comments

Before I get to the haps, I would be remiss not to mention that this is the last day of the year, and the last day of the decade, as well. I began this decade as the mother of a toddler, pregnant with my second child, and am wrapping it up with four great kids. I began this decade living in St. Louis, and am ending it back home in Albuquerque. When I started this decade I was hoping to go to law school, and I still am (admittedly much closer to my… Continue

Morning Fix

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 6:30am 20 Comments

What do you get when you buy a new washing machine? A dead dryer, that's what. Yes, I went to switch loads earlier and thought, "huh, I thought I started the dryer." Turned it on again and came back later to cold, wet clothes. Bummer. Anyone out there know anyone good at fixing things that are large and run on electrical power? I need help!

Wow. I want a job with the… Continue

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At 5:23pm on March 4, 2010, juniper berri said…
Hello chikita....looking forward to our next brandy/lime/suger adventures! :} Until then, we got inspsired to start getting the backyard , AKA our living room in decent weather- looking better then the dirt/rubbish pile of overwintering. Fishing and grilling soon!!!!
At 10:28am on November 23, 2009, Benny the Icepick said…
Thanks for doing the Fix this week! I know it's a lot of work.

The banner is great, by the way.

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