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born and raised in the south valley, went to rio grande high school, then the university of pennsylvania (architecture, environmental studies), and after a stint in philly, came back, interning in architecture and co-directing a super-awesome new venture: Old School! (abqoldschool.com)
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
warm days, cool nights, sandia mountains, rio grande trails, blue corn and green chile
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leila commented on Duke City Fix's blog post Giveaway: Tickets to see Ira Glass
"woohoo! so excited!!"
Mar 6, 2015
leila commented on Duke City Fix's blog post Giveaway: Tickets to see Ira Glass
"specifically, on Joe Frank's "All Things Considered" :)"
Mar 6, 2015
leila commented on Duke City Fix's blog post Giveaway: Tickets to see Ira Glass
"He was an intern at NPR in DC!"
Mar 6, 2015
leila liked Robin Day's blog post At the Urban Homestead - Seeds!
Feb 13, 2015
leila replied to Mark's discussion Which Biz in ABQ is Worthy of a Cash Mob?
"I'm all for this one. I can always use more books (or, I always make more room for them!), and I feel terrible for most-often choosing amazon with their free (prime) 2-day shipping and ridiculously low prices. Page 1 is awesome (I miss Page 1…"
Feb 27, 2012
leila replied to Phil_0's discussion TUNISIAN/Moroccan food in Highland/East Nob Hill (Plus a digression regarding Turkish food Downtown) in the group Chow Down in Burque Town
"I hear that there are yet new owners (as of a month or two ago, and are currently the cooks) who are keeping the Turkish stuff on the menu but will be revamping it. They're Jordanian.  I heard second hand, but from a good source :)"
Oct 27, 2011
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NYTimes green blog praises Bingaman

Excerpts:"Bingaman, the son of a college professor and public school teacher, was elected to the Senate in 1982 after a four-year stint as New Mexico's attorney general, knocking off incumbent Republican Sen. Harrison Schmitt, a former astronaut. And during the nearly 30 years since then, he has become one of the most respected senators in the chamber by lawmakers on both sides of the aisle."But Bingaman's time in the Senate is coming to an end -- he plans to retire at the end of 2012. And this…See More
Jul 6, 2011
Hunter replied to leila's discussion UNM Football player arrested for sagging pants
"The story I see here is that Locks is apparently not getting the message through that players "represent" the university and the football program.  Locks says the dress code for the team would not permit this, but they can't be…"
Jun 17, 2011
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Self-Governance for the South Valley

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 6:30am 0 Comments

“As long as you are living under my roof, you will live by my rules.”

We recognize this phrase uttered by parents whose grown child has different ideas on how the household should be run. To make his own rules he must venture out and live on his own. Only then can he decide when to run the furnace or if he can afford cable TV.

The South Valley has an opportunity now to gain independence from our ‘parents’—… Continue

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At 11:34am on January 7, 2011, Barelas Babe said…
You are a Penn graduate! I've given several lectures there (to undergrad and grad students), and have even been a visiting scholar. What a great place to go to college.
At 9:39am on August 2, 2008, Spring Griffin said…
I'm a little late in saying this but welcome to Art in ABQ. Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions and thanks for joining the group!



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