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Found Balloon, Lost Balloon

I found a balloon on my ride home today!

It was really windy, and I was scooting home from work on Tijeras, right before it becomes MLK, and this balloon got swept up by a gust of wind and flew directly in front of my scooter. It was too good to resist-- I reached out and caught it!

I came home and grabbed my camera to take a picture of it attached to my scooter, but it blew away while I was trying to take it. Have you seen… Continue

Added by Nora on August 7, 2008 at 5:02pm — 7 Comments

Come enjoy Explora..for FREE

I'm not usually one for self promotion (yeah right!), but I wanted to let all of the DCF'ers know that tomorrow (Friday August 8th), you can come and enjoy Explora for FREE . The FREE admission lasts from 6am until 10am and is open to everyone. It's part of a promotion we have this summer at The Peak, offering free admission to some of the fun things here in Albuquerque

If you've never been to Explora, they… Continue

Added by Tony on August 7, 2008 at 4:28pm — 9 Comments

tonight! and this weekend


This is one of the greatest bands that I know of in the history of music. You would do well to see them live.

On friday the 8th, Mei Long releases their CD at Burt's Tiki Lounge, with a visual spectacular presented by Basement Films. This should be awesome. Starts around 9pm.

On sunday, aug. 10th, I bring Spark_gap back to 2nd sunday of the month at The Agency (111 4th St. SW) to tie in with… Continue

Added by brian botkiller on August 7, 2008 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Giant Marshmallows

We went wimp camping this last weekend. When I was a kid we used to go not so wimpy camping, driving way back to the unimproved side of Heron Lake and camping for week. This was never roughing it. We had lots of good food, canoes and sailboats, the lake to swim in, fossils to find. However my parent’s generation is getting older and my generation is a bunch of self-proclaimed wimps.

So we now stay at Stone House lodge, the view is amazing, it… Continue

Added by mombat on August 7, 2008 at 2:07pm — 2 Comments

Doggie Yawns....haahaa

I love stories like this! Thought I'd share =o)

From Yahoo! News

Fido's not just yawning -- he's empathising Wed Aug 6, 1:33 AM ET

Dogs find human yawns contagious, suggesting they have a rudimentary capacity for empathy, scientists said on Wednesday.

Although yawning is widespread in many animals, contagious yawning -- a yawn triggered by seeing others yawning -- has previously only been shown to occur in humans and…

Added by Bow Wow Blues on August 7, 2008 at 11:45am — 3 Comments

Around the World on San Pedro

Who knew that San Pedro was such an international street of mystery? In one corner you have a Mexican restaurant, a French cafe and a tropical grill and sushi bar. Not to mention a phantom German bakery. Interestingly enough, nonexistent German pastries are also non-fattening. The recycled shopping center sign is a testament to the ghosts of restaurants past.

Feeling a hankering for French cuisine, we popped into Le Crepe Pierre for lunch.… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on August 7, 2008 at 11:31am — 23 Comments


I have a job; I get to move here!

I'm visiting my sister for a week to interview and look at apartments and eat at the Flying Star and get cupcakes from Cake Fetish. The cupcakes were already here and we went to the Flying Star last night. Now all that's left is to look at apartments.

I think I'll get another cupcake to celebrate, too.

Added by Jennifer on August 7, 2008 at 10:51am — 4 Comments

"Wednesday Night in Albuquerque" or "The State of Metal"... Martini Mike's Hangover Report

As I continue my recent and strange walk down musical memory lane I am again confronted with 80’s Metal guys. Wednesday night brought me to a place I had not gone in a while… the local metal show for the local metal non-crowd. A friend from high school talked me into it. Another old friend from… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 7, 2008 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: You Glow Inside My Head

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Added by Somegye on August 7, 2008 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

Duke City Fix link referenced in Wikipedia

A few months ago I was working on an article for my old boss. The article was going to be about the little city of Algodones (just north of Bernalillo). While searching on Wikipedia, I found lots of interesting info on Albuquerque. The DCF link is down at the bottom listed under External Links.

Annyyywwwaay I ended up finding some great info about Algodones from Martha Liebert at the Sandoval… Continue

Added by Maria on August 6, 2008 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

hiking in la jara

im going to be hiking in la jara such beautiful amazing land. maybe hike for 2hrs, because you never want to stop. you smell the sage and look at the wild horses and it so nice to get away from busy albuquerque!!

Added by princess aurora on August 6, 2008 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Lineupper or Sidezoomer?

There was a little story in the "New York Times Magazine" on Sunday called "The Urge to Merge" by Cynthia Gorney. It brought up a serious question that I thought I would pose here: are you a lineupper or a sidezoomer?

Huh? Well, you know when you're on the freeway, approaching a construction zone and you see a sign that says "Right Lane Closed in 1 mile" or something… Continue

Added by Jill on August 6, 2008 at 11:16am — 17 Comments

Where in 'Burque is Adelita? (numero cuatro)

So here we are at number four in a series of crazy posts. I thought this was going to be the last one, but my daughter demanded I do a couple more. We put on Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys (in honor of the concert we went to last week) and sang our hearts out in between screams of "STOP THE CAR!"

We've decided to call this one Animal House. We originally were… Continue

Added by Adelita on August 6, 2008 at 10:30am — 22 Comments

Local Idiot To Post Comment On Internet

In a statement made to reporters earlier this afternoon, local idiot Brandon Mylenek, 26, announced that at approximately 2:30 a.m. tonight, he plans to post an idiotic comment beneath a video on an Internet website.

Added by statler and waldorf on August 6, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Hot & Wet

Morning Fix: Hot & Wet


Added by Somegye on August 6, 2008 at 5:30am — 8 Comments

Duke City Shootout - what a weekend

It started with a call from ARTSlab Program Coordinator Eric Renz-Whitmore asking me if I was interested in helping a production crew with some sound editing. Hearing the exhaustion in his voice he put added the flavorful ending of "it's crazy and nuts around here if you want in on it"... how could I refuse!

I was introduced to a polite and informed individual who also had the hint of exhaustion in his voice. It was around 3pm when we spoke and the film was locked and being rendured.… Continue

Added by jasonwolf on August 5, 2008 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

Group of Mayan Indigenous Leaders from Guatemala Arrives in Abq. for Cultural Exchange with Native and Commuinty Groups

Dear Friends,

Right now, the practice of sustainable farming is both in resurgence and in peril. Farmers worldwide face profound challenges to their survival. Worldwide and most acutely in indigenous communities unraveled by civil war, these challenges include all that is unpredictable in nature but also include industrial agribusiness influences that pressure farmers into increasing their yields with hybridized and genetically modified seed, create addiction to petroleum based… Continue

Added by Gillian Montgomery on August 5, 2008 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

Camp Chaparral 2008

No, I didn't take a trip to California for exotic exploration of a natural land state. I camped out at my kids' elementary school (over on the westside) in the hopes of getting them into the city of Albuquerque's before and after school "playground" program.

This is the second time I've camped out at Chaparral Elementary school, and… Continue

Added by Angela on August 5, 2008 at 8:30pm — 11 Comments

August 28 EPC Book Club

August 28 EPC Book Club | (alpha)

Added by Gigi on August 5, 2008 at 6:47pm — No Comments

EPC Art Classes Saturday at 5pm

EPC Art Classes Saturday 5pm | (alpha)

Added by Gigi on August 5, 2008 at 6:45pm — No Comments

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