NOB HILL--If you are a working stiff, a 3-day camping trip is the ideal way to recreate yourself. Sneak out of work for a day and a great big adventure lies before you. But so many of us have no gear or no experience here in the mountain west. And many would like to get started camping but really have no idea how to begin without going broke at REI. So here are some thoughts from a person who has camped out for over 50 years and just last summer… Continue
Added by Gail Rubin on April 6, 2009 at 12:03pm — No Comments
A rainy day, a bus, a stranger who crosses himself at every corner...this wonderful rumination is full of surprising insights.
I know that not every neighborhood in Albuquerque has elm trees, but in the Near North Valley and for miles around us, they are everywhere. In the spring these trees present trillions of seeds on their branches before a single leaf bud pops out. With our recent weather pattern - windy, windier and windiest - down they come and the Annual Elm Seed Festival of Albuquerque has begun.
Added by Somegye on April 3, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments
Every time I do one of these "Where in Burque" posts, I swear it will be the last one. Then I notice something cool, pull out the camera and have to do a whole new one. I didn't really have a theme for this one, hence the randomness of the photos. I have to give credit to my eagle-eyed daughter who has a knack for noticing such cool things in our fair city.