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Support your local Olympian

The Beijing Olympics are just two weeks away, and Rio Rancho native / La Cueva HS graduate Joey Hagerty is representing our fair town on the Men's Gymnastics team. Joey's parents and sister are planning to go to Beijing to cheer him on as he lives his dream, and you can help!

There is going to be a car wash this weekend to help raise funds for the Hagerty family at the Auto Zone on Paseo del Norte near Louisiana. There will be Lobo… Continue

Added by Dianne P. on July 25, 2008 at 3:27pm — 5 Comments

A Little Advice: Don't Let It Get Away From You

Your art, that is.

This is a "quick" post about what artists often consider the really boring and unnecessary part of making their art. But take it from me: it is oh so necessary, and you are shooting yourself in the foot if you don't take time to put on these little finishing touches.

You know, the totally unnecessary stuff, like:

-Signing your work

-Titling your work

-Dating your work (not romantically, unless...)

-Storing your work

Sign… Continue

Added by Khan on July 25, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

There's a reason one of my favorite childhood desserts was called "Dirt Cake."

I've been noticing an awful lot of road construction around Albuquerque lately. This could be because I'd been away for almost two weeks, then I came back and the construction seems to have exploded. It reminded me of some favorite memories growing up, and since some friends of mine had asked, I posted it on my personal blog.

I've so… Continue

Added by Phil on July 25, 2008 at 2:07pm — 6 Comments

Star Sightings

Hey anyone want to keep tabs on celebrity sightings in ABQ? Just for laughs?

Added by Spangle on July 25, 2008 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

The Global Warming Hoax

Here's something interesting about the Global Warning Hoax

The Grand Exaggerator

by Patrick J. Michaels

Patrick J. Michaels is a senior fellow in environmental studies at the Cato Institute and an active member of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

Added to on July 24, 2008

This article appeared on National Review (Online) on July 24,… Continue

Added by gsollars on July 25, 2008 at 12:59pm — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: SB Week Concludes


Added by Somegye on July 25, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Walkoffs, or a Bad Night for the Boys in Blue

So, I'm going to be spending a LOT of time at Isotopes Park this weekend. How much time? Well, I was at tonight's game. And I'll be at tomorrow's night's, too. And Saturday's. And Sunday's. Kind of a good thing I like baseball, eh?

Well, if the rest of the games are as good as tonight's, I'll be in good shape.

Of course, if the rest of the games start off like tonight's that might be bad. See, after breezing through the first inning, the 'Topes ran into some trouble in the… Continue

Added by bluejays47 on July 24, 2008 at 11:19pm — 4 Comments

Entertainment in Old Town

I went to see Cathryn McGill sing in Old Town last night. The performance was part of the New Mexico Jazz Festival. I first heard her on KUNM talking about the festival, and was interested enough to at least check out the free performance. I was really impressed by her talent. She sang a variety of songs, mostly in the R&B vein but some jazz and blues. I found several of her original compositions compelling, especially one she wrote for her mother "The Hand That Rocked My Cradle". She has a… Continue

Added by Glen Effertz on July 24, 2008 at 4:10pm — 2 Comments

I'm Numb

Today Karlita and I visited the New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum on Central.

It's overwhelming---more than I am emotionally able to stand.

So I believe that I act in the spirit of Almighty God; by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord. Hitler 1924

Although I follow and believe the teachings of Jesus, I do not call… Continue

Added by Kelly Vickers on July 24, 2008 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

Sony Donates Cameras for Duke City Shootout

Christmas in July? You bet. “Sony Claus” showed up to the Shootout this year with the latest in high-definition cameras—a new set of Sony PMWEX1 cameras for the Duke City Shootout’s videographers behind the lenses.

Sony, the official camera sponsor of the 2008 Shootout, in conjunction with local vendors Burst Communications and Peak Media, are also donating all the requisite goodies, like batteries… Continue

Added by Duke City Shootout Digital Filmmaking Festival on July 24, 2008 at 1:52pm — 2 Comments

Up on the Crest

I remembered everything else: a bottle of water, my hat, my car keys, sunglasses, sun screen, my mother. But I forgot my camera. In searching Flickr for Creative Commons photos to use to illustrate this post, I came across a collection from an old friend from Arkansas (thanks, Clinton Steeds!). Albuquerque is such a "small world" town that I accidentally run into people who don't even live… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on July 24, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Going National

Morning Fix: Going National -- A Hawk and a Hacksaw photo by Adam Faraday


Added by Somegye on July 24, 2008 at 5:39am — No Comments


It's that time of year in Albuquerque again. TOMATOES. Nothing better than a fresh tomato, unless it's a fresh tomato with basil, crusty bread and balsamic. Yum Yum Yum Yum YUM!

And check out the height on these puppies:

Official Disclaimer. These aren't my tomatoes, but I am lucky enough to partake of them. The tomato master started with… Continue

Added by Alexis on July 23, 2008 at 9:07pm — 17 Comments

Human Rights Campaign two-day training- Albuquerque, New Mexico (July 26-27

Camp Equality™ - Where I'll be this Weekend

From the Website:

"Camp Equality™

Camp Equality™ is an intensive, 2-day interactive training program that combines lectures, discussions, and real-life simulations. Camp Equality™ teaches both advanced and fundamental skills to help strengthen the impact our community has on the 2008 elections.

"Campaign Training Program

At the… Continue

Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on July 23, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Minding Your Business

My blog is available at You can even subscribe to it! It's all about starting a business, working from home and general musings on life...

Added by Desert DiVA on July 23, 2008 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Where in 'Burque is Adelita? (numero dos)

This journey of discovering bits and pieces of 'Burque has been so much fun. For those of you that missed my post last week, please catch up!

The best part of this has been having my daughter as a lookout. She is on high alert and makes the best suggestions for "mom's crazy project." I now realize that there are so many parts of the city she's not… Continue

Added by Adelita on July 23, 2008 at 9:52am — 26 Comments

Morning Fix: We Suck


Added by Somegye on July 23, 2008 at 5:35am — 6 Comments

"Breaking Bad" Actor Joins Duke City Shootout

Albuquerque's own Steven Quezada who plays Gomez in the AMC hit Breaking Bad, will present at this year's Duke City Shootout Gala Premiere.

The premiere will be August 2nd at the Kiva Auditorium.

Dang, do we love seeing a local boy done good!… Continue

Added by Duke City Shootout Digital Filmmaking Festival on July 22, 2008 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

How to Die

(ABQ Bus Route 155, © Kel Vick 2008)

Added by Kelly Vickers on July 22, 2008 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Highway To Heaven

I accomplished another first on my motorcycle.

This past weekend, BF and I attended the Fire and Ice Bike Rally in Grants, NM. But to get there, one has to travel along the highway. There are some side roads that could have taken, but for the most part, the… Continue

Added by Gemini Goddess on July 22, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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