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Weather Or Not

I was just watching The Weather Channel and they're going on and on and on about Tropical Storm Fay. Yes, tropical storms can be really bad news and sometimes they even turn into hurricanes, but here's my taste test for whether or not a hurricane is going to be bad beyond belief: I just look at the names of my children or pets and if it's not one of their names, then it's not going to be a blow-your-mind type of event. Okay, so I don't have children--only one child--and his name has already… Continue

Added by La Fanciulla del West on August 16, 2008 at 1:41pm — 6 Comments

updated Tripl3Tone Studios page on www.the-agency.org

I'm pretty happy with the progress of the websites I put up for my two babies...



1) my studio site: www.tripl3tonestudios.com



and



2) my venue site : www.the-agency.org



These two site use a template my friend kicked down which makes editing a breeze. I use apple and adobe software to treat images, and then put the pages together with Dreamweaver and then upload with CyberDuck to my host servers. All in all, I can update the front page in about 3… Continue

Added by jasonwolf on August 16, 2008 at 6:08am — No Comments

Adopt Me!! ~ Rocky the pitbull

Animal Control found Rocky bleeding and shivering – chained in a filthy yard, without shelter, food, or water. The “owner” was arrested and (deservedly) charged with animal cruelty. Due to the charge, Rocky was taken into protective custody. Without the charge, Rocky would have been immediately euthanized. He was literally dying of neglect. Rocky remained in protective custody for 3 months. He overcame serious respiratory and intestinal illnesses.… Continue

Added by Kiss~a~bully on August 15, 2008 at 3:07pm — 9 Comments

In need of contributions for the 2009 calendar!

While huge numbers of Pit Bulls in this country are cherished family pets, many not so fortunate suffer the consequences of neglect, fighting rings, and a never ending bad rap. The ladies of Burque Babes n’ Bullies are standing up for the pit bulls by shining a new light on the loving and loyal breed. We are doing so by creating a calendar (to be released in November 2008), volunteering at Albuquerque’s Animal Care Centers, and raising money at local… Continue

Added by Kiss~a~bully on August 15, 2008 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Stop the press - Bigfoot caught!

A story I did not expect to come across in the NY Times - 'Two Georgians Say They Have Bigfoot’s Body'.



Yes folks. The day has come that you can pause and sigh with relief. America has caught Bigfoot. Maybe we should send the Bigfoot Hunters abroad to solve our problems. They could locate the mythical weapons of mass destruction!



Favorite quote from the article:

“There’s a lot of comment being… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on August 15, 2008 at 2:31pm — 5 Comments

Summer '09: Grand opening of The New Mexico History Museum

The New Mexico History Museum Launches in 2009!



Museum of New Mexico Foundation in 2009 will launch their latest museum - The New Mexico History Museum. For more information on the museum, please visit their website.



I had the pleasure to walk through the construction site - located directly behind the Palace of the Governors off the Plaza. The new museum will have an open layout,… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on August 15, 2008 at 2:24pm — No Comments

SING! (x-posted from LiveJournal)

SING!

Singing for me equals Body Pleasure.



It takes me deeper into myself, and higher out of myself, at the same time.



Singing for me is communion.



And, by pretty much anyone's standards, I am not a good singer.



It had been the heartbreak of this lifetime - I want to be able to just belt out a line from a song - out of nowhere - and have it be at least listenable, recognizable.



It's the ironic paradox of the Universe that I get so much… Continue

Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on August 15, 2008 at 9:14am — No Comments

Take The Birth Survey

http://www.TheBirthSurvey.com



The Birth Survey is free and available 24/7. Women who have given birth within the past three years can take the anonymous online consumer feedback survey. The survey asks mothers a variety of questions about their satisfaction with their maternity care providers and birth setting, and includes their feedback in the results, allowing other women to benefit from their experiences. In addition to the consumer data, the website will begin to list… Continue

Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on August 15, 2008 at 8:53am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Contrology

Morning Fix: Contrology

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Added by Somegye on August 15, 2008 at 5:56am — 9 Comments

Girl Power 2008

With artists like Katy Perry and Charlotte Sometimes busting through the music scene with outrageous styles and controversial lyrics, they're definitely turning some heads - good and bad.

When you hear Katy Perry's name, the automatic response is the "oh that's the 'I Kissed A Girl' chick." Katy has been on the scene much longer. Her first album was released in 2001 under the name Katy Hudson, and years later, her song "Simple" appeared on the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 1 soundtrack… Continue

Added by TarynUpYourHeart on August 15, 2008 at 1:14am — 1 Comment

bring fees to their knees - ultimate challenge albuquerque!!!

i received in the mail today a letter from asurion. a cellular phone insurance company apparently. I wasn't really interested. it looks like t-mobile has 3rd partied their cell phone protection plan which now costs me $5.99, up from $3.seventysomething. who cares? i only bought the protection so i could 'lose' my phone at somepoint after my model becomes obsolete. i won't be waiting for the next model.



everyone has "junk fees" on their cell bill. The bank is digging deeper into our… Continue

Added by Jonathan on August 14, 2008 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Burque Bottles

You post some things on "DCF groups" and they get lost...I put up this photograph at BURQUE BUNS, and feel it is worth a look-see right-cheer...Our rabbits dug these up in the backyard. No, we don't train them to do this but they do. They like a clean warren.





These were found in the downtownish area next to our home built in 1910 by a train conductor named John White. The… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 14, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

<i>Innocent as Daskalos</i>

According to an article in the AbqJournal today, the screw may have turned on infamous real estate magnate, I was only talking on my cell phone when I ran over a few white lines and that APD guy had been following me for blocks as... Jason Daskalos. He got charged a 10.00 fine for crossing the lines and possibly his probation will be lifted as well...Isn't talking on your cell phone while driving also illegal?



Any-who...My wife and I were outside at sunset tonight… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 14, 2008 at 8:30pm — 9 Comments

Decisions

After many many arguments with my buddy concerning history's greatest singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, we both accept his undeniable greatness and magnitude. Having said that we both discussed albums that were mind blowing and listed tracks off blonde on blonde, then highway 61 revisited. Boom! it happened minutes roll by filled with sentences "How in the hell can you argue this"? and "Dude its a freaking masterpiece!" Then we began to mention the current geniuses of our time Radiohead, same… Continue

Added by Devils advocate on August 14, 2008 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

ABQ RIDE:Poetry on the Bus

It's (been) in the mail and today it came to me...My special envelope from the City of Albuquerque/ABQ RIDE...Am I a LOSER ? Am I a WEINER?...Is this rejection letter number 47,000 or is my path golden to ride the bus routes with my words on their inner fuselages?



I open the envelope (hey, nice specially bright YELLOW return-addie label!)

with inhaled and bated breath...



And the answer to all my prayers is...

kind of like Bob Dylan's new movie, NOT… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 14, 2008 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

Towards a New Politics in Albuquerque...

After reading yesterday's Albuquerque Journal,I'm done. I'm done with local politics in Albuquerque. Instead of following the Club 7 issue, the newspaper decided to focus on Mayor Chavez. The mayor seized on the opportunity to criticize the bar--in his typical tough guy, law and order manner. It was almost the perfect story as he gears up for his re-election campaign. It seems like this controversy could not have been better crafted for him.



Where was the commentary from the… Continue

Added by David on August 14, 2008 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Kyle Zimmerman Moves to Up & Coming 12th & Mountain

This just in from Kyle Zimmerman Photography:



Change is Good! Kyle Zimmerman Photography Moving to 12th & Mountain Road



Albuquerque, N.M. Change is good! Kyle Zimmerman Photography is moving to 1131 Mountain Road NW, Suite 3 and will be open for business on September 1. All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same. A grand opening event will be held in mid-September.



“After 8 years in the current location,… Continue

Added by Kelly on August 14, 2008 at 1:38pm — 1 Comment

How Many DCF Web Geeks Does It Take To Get Screwed?

Eight. Apparently at Nob Hill Bar and Grill last night if you weren't paying attention, a 20% gratuity was added to your tab (if you bought a dinner).



First I asked some of my fellow DCFers. Greg didn't recall if it had been added but mentioned that he had added a generous tip himself. Ester checked her bill and did not see an added gratuity and a third guy (whose name I don't recall, sorry dude) had… Continue

Added by JeSais on August 14, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: A Little Early

Image courtesy of NRAO/AUI



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Added by Somegye on August 14, 2008 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

A place called Seferino's opened down on Central and I took the Wife there for lunch.

nice place to eat

(why did she close her eyes when I was taking her picture?)



It's a very clean place that plays Mexican music I can't understand, it's nice background noise to me. The menu was loaded with lots of yummy stuff and prices were less than… Continue

Added by James of al-Barran on August 13, 2008 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

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