Maurreen Skowran
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Where to Vote: 2016 Primary Early Voting

Started May 21, 2016 0 Replies

Here are the early voting voting centers in Albuquerque. Most are open Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Details are…Continue

Tags: primary, voting

Redistricting Commission

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kitson Harvey Feb 4, 2016. 1 Reply

A proposal introduced by Rep. Carl Trujillo, D-Santa Fe, "would amend the state constitution to create an independent citizen group that would be in charge of redistricting." The proposal is HJR…Continue

Tags: redistricting, politics, voting

What is up with dogs in stores?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Sep 17, 2016. 21 Replies

In about the past six weeks, my wife and I have seen several dogs in stores. We have seen the dogs at Walgreens, Lowes, and Barnes & Nobles. Today, a dog defecated in Walgreen’s.None of these are…Continue

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Keith replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Well Abq Ride did out out some guidelines for their Pilot program. https://www.cabq.gov/transit/news/pilot-program-for-dogs-and-cats-on-abq-ride-buses-begins-july-1st"
Sep 17, 2016
Keith replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Thanks for the link. She is quite anti-ESA as it is not a Government granted status like Service Animals, which are trained and certified. ESA animals are just like pets. And are simply a person's pet in most cases. It's a fun read though."
Sep 17, 2016
russell bell replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Patricia Marx wrote a funny article about this in last year's 'New Yorker' http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/20/pets-allowed?currentPage=all"
Aug 30, 2016
RebLem replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"I suspect its because people who live alone or who need to leave when no other person is home like to take their dogs with them now because of the increasing awareness people have about the separation anxiety dogs suffer when no human is at home…"
Jul 2, 2016
misterhinkydink replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Where can I get a comfort hyena? "
Jun 15, 2016
shotsie replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Can't wait for people to drag their dogs and cats on our bus system starting in July.  I'm sure they'll all be well-behaved, won't pee, bark, growl or hang out in the aisle.  And the owners will clean up all messes and…"
Jun 10, 2016
Dana Leach replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"There is a difference in training levels between service dogs and emotional support dogs.  Emotional support dogs have to have a basic level of training for behavior in public and have a professional behavioral health professional sign a form…"
Jun 2, 2016
Maurreen Skowran posted a discussion

Where to Vote: 2016 Primary Early Voting

Here are the early voting voting centers in Albuquerque. Most are open Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Details are here,The map links here.See More
May 21, 2016
Maurreen Skowran replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Thanks, that was an interesting article. I put up a similar dogs question on a neighborhood forum and it generated uproar."
May 19, 2016
Kitson Harvey replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"There is no better explanation than this article from Patricia Marx in the New Yorker.  Pets Allowed She's kind of anti (I guess?) but it's hilarious."
May 19, 2016
Kitson Harvey replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion Redistricting Commission
"I like it! I've seen to much of legislators gloating over how they gerrymandered this state."
Feb 4, 2016
Maurreen Skowran posted a discussion

Redistricting Commission

A proposal introduced by Rep. Carl Trujillo, D-Santa Fe, "would amend the state constitution to create an independent citizen group that would be in charge of redistricting." The proposal is HJR 1.KUNM has a story: http://kunm.org/post/redistricting-could-be-done-citizens#stream/0I think redistricting can be done much better than it is now. There are nonpartisan ways to evaluate plans.What do you think of an…See More
Feb 4, 2016
QingyuanMama replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"I can't say, but it is good business. I know I'd patronize stores that allow my (small, trained) dog in, just like I choose restaurants with outdoor patios when the weather is good. Kind of along these lines (I hope you don't mind my…"
Feb 3, 2016
Maurreen Skowran replied to JMG's discussion ten mile hike - no pavement - in the middle of Albuquerque
"I miss walking the ditches. I used to live near 4th and Candelaria but now live in the Northeast Heights."
Jan 23, 2016
PJH replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"I'm sure you and your companion are well-trained.  This is not the case with very many dogs and their owners."
Jan 23, 2016
RunLikeADog replied to Maurreen Skowran's discussion What is up with dogs in stores?
"Most genuine, trained service dogs will wear a vest but not always. Some folks do not want to draw attention to themselves or their service animal. The owner will usually have a card that certifies their dog is a service animal. Unfortunately,you…"
Jan 17, 2016

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Where I Live:
Northeast Heights
About Me:
I work at UNM, tracking and analyzing traffic crash data.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Blake's
My Website:
http://maurreen.com
What I'm Reading:
The Atlantic

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