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Strolling the Ditch

Posted on January 20, 2011 at 9:15am 9 Comments

The word "ditch" isn't very exciting. "Acequia", however, is mysterious and tantalizing. It's like those Kahlua commercials that are giving the Most Interesting Man in the World a run for his money. With the last snap of cold weather and snow…


La Cumbre Brewing

Posted on January 6, 2011 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

Albuquerque is turning into quite the brewing hot bed these days. A new entry has arrived on the scene: La Cumbre Brewing. The location is just a little bit hidden in a mostly industrial area on Girard just…


Wandering on White Mesa

Posted on December 30, 2010 at 10:00am 3 Comments

You want to tell people about hiking on White Mesa. You want to describe what it looks like. You use words like "views," "panoramas," "vistas" and "pretty." You mention the natural springs bubbling out of mounds, the crackling layers of minerals and how the ground around the trails is actually alive. None of it does…


The Other Route 66

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 9:00am 2 Comments

When I say "Route 66 in New Mexico," what do you think of? Do you see the glow of neon signs shimmering on Central Avenue after a monsoon? Do you imagine the curved corners of stuccoed 1950s motels, now worn and cracked under the weight of time? Do you hear the revving of an old engine as an ancient Chrysler makes its way through the lights downtown? We think of Route 66 as Central Avenue, but there is another Route 66 in New Mexico.

In the… Continue

Opening Day at Dixon Apple Orchard

Posted on September 24, 2010 at 9:00am 7 Comments

I had meant to get a post up for my Thursday slot, but something got in the way. That something was the nearly six hours my boyfriend, my mother and I took to attend opening day at Dixon's Apples. Nestled in a valley in the Jemez, Dixon is in a beautiful setting just beyond Tent Rocks National Monument and Cochiti Lake. The header pic is a view from a hike well above the orchards. Those are the… Continue

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Where I Live:
Albuquerque, NM - Nob Hillish
About Me:
Mmmm, rye whiskey.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
People, food, views, climate, mountains, the Frontier, chile, etc., etc.
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What I'm Reading:
The complete Sherlock Holmes stories (again!), Lovecraft, Sin in the Second City, McCarthy's Border Trilogy, Dee Brown's Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow, Walter Mosley, James Lee Burke, P.D. James, Reginald Hill, Ross Macdonald, Michael Dibdin, Jonathan Lethem, Robert Fagles translations of classics...

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Edith Grove commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post Hey Michael Riordan, It's Not Working!
"I would like to see the return of the "Signals set for 30 mph" signs that used to be along Lead and Coal, but I think the rude and careless driving is here to stay. I see people rip along the one-ways and then just sit at the red lights,…"
Jul 5, 2016
Edith Grove commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post Touring NM: Hiking La Bajada
"This is a really interesting little hike, a great part of Route 66 history."
Apr 23, 2013
Edith Grove commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post Is This Legal? "Savvy Boutique" Breaks Out a Chainsaw
"Savvy has put up a new update on the Facebook page: I would have never guessed that cutting down a tree would affect so many people but now that I see it does, I would like to offer my sincere apology, I am truly sorry. The intentions were to help…"
Jan 22, 2013
Edith Grove commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post Is This Legal? "Savvy Boutique" Breaks Out a Chainsaw
"This is so weird. Anybody had a chance to get the story from the Savvy people?"
Jan 21, 2013
Edith Grove commented on Adelita's blog post Morning Fix: Too Much Stuff
"I'm hoping the 4th St. project goes through. It's always been kind of weird and uncomfortable along there."
Nov 21, 2012
Edith Grove commented on Masshole in Fringecrest's blog post Morning Fix - Your opinion's supposed to matter
"The state fair salsa thing I really wondered about was the Battle of the Salsas public voting. I think I saw 31 different salsas lined up for tasters. I'm not sure how you could taste anything by the time you got to number 31. I have to say, I…"
Sep 26, 2012
Edith Grove commented on Adelita's blog post Morning Fix: L-O-V-E
"You might also recognize that local lovebird as a talented local guitarist. Le Chat Lunatique!"
Aug 15, 2012
Edith Grove posted an event

Albuquerque Native Plants Garden Tour at Ridgecrest neighborhood

August 18, 2012 from 9am to 12pm
Celebrate Native Plant Day on Saturday, August 18 with a tour of native plants gardens in the Ridgecrest neighborhood. Hosted by the Albuquerque Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico, the walkable tour features examples of native plant landscapes as well as habitat gardens that incorporate both native…See More
Aug 9, 2012

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At 11:00am on July 14, 2010, Another Mike said…
"Got any suggestions for topics? Let me know!"
1. How to use turn signals and who goes first at: 4 way stops. One way streets when opposing vehicles stop at the same time -- driver #1 is turning and the Driver #2 is going straight.
2. Who gets on an elevator first, the person departing or the person leaving
3. How to use conveyor belt at the grocery store and pull out check book (or other method of payment) BEFORE the total is announced
4. Arrive on time
5. How to get your swamp cooler ready for winter/summer (or spring as it has been lately)
6. ...that's all for now, thanks!
At 5:58pm on September 12, 2009, Master of Disaster said…
There used to be a hardcore band back in NJ called Clubber Lang too! Gotta love that stuff.
At 9:58am on September 12, 2009, Master of Disaster said…
I know a drummer for hire if you've got some cash. Let me know if you want his number.
At 8:04pm on September 11, 2009, Master of Disaster said…
No from Apollo Creed! I actually started calling my dog that when he was a puppy, for obvious reasons. When I joined DCF I had a picture of the dog up. I'll have to check out the John Hiatt song. Any gigs coming up for you?
At 9:46am on April 13, 2009, Benny the Icepick said…
I've made you (along with a number of other musically connected people) an administrator in the Music Lounge group. I figured since I'm not very active, I might as well pass the torch to people who are.
At 4:28pm on December 24, 2008, Adelita said…
Happy Holidays!
At 7:49am on November 29, 2008, Barelas Babe said…
Good to see you again last night. I hear you will be going on a fab trip soon...have a blast!
At 12:28am on August 18, 2008, Jeff Sipe said…
It was great seeing you at Steve's big party last week. Hope I get to hear you perform again soon. Maybe Corkfest? Much love & respect, Jeff
At 1:39am on July 16, 2008, jasonwolf said…
hey Edith - ran into you at a Summer NAMM show in Austin - representing! I just thought I'd give you a shout here on DCF to say hey.. check out my new venue at www.the-agency.org when you can.
At 12:14pm on March 29, 2008, Ginger Vitis said…
Why hello, Ms. Grove. Thank you so much for visiting. Your hair seems to have changed. Did you get a perm?

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