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Do you know where your turkey was last night?

Thanksgiving marks my first full year of going vegetarian. Don't worry, this post will not include the horrifying PETA video I received earlier this week. I'm not that much of a Debbie Downer on this "glorious" day of gratitude our country celebrates with balloon parades, football and eating a bird. However, this day that is so focused around food is an excellent time to appreciate sources of food and truly be thankful, or at least aware, about the… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 27, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Last Chance For Prythero's Roadside Souvenirs

NOB HILL--Tim Prythero's show "Roadside Souvenirs" at Exhibit/208 is almost gone. Last chance is next Saturday from 10a.m. to 4p.m. If you are at all fuzzy about what Prythero's work looks like, then you have never seen it, for it is unforgettable.



He does still life constructions of what is in your messy neighbor's yard. Or what is being stored in some vacant lot of your childhood--dust… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 26, 2008 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

Time to review your car insurance policy - and make certain you have MedPay

As a licensed massage therapist and neuromuscular therapist, I treat many people who have been in auto accidents. Many do not have MedPay. I've attempted to explain to clients and friends the benefits of having MedPay on your auto insurance policy - it costs very little and can provide a LOT of treatment options and benefits should you be in a car accident. And the following article explains a lot of that, very well.



As the end… Continue

Added by Masterpiece Medical Massage on November 26, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Q Card - Another Bad Idea







I continue to wonder why?...



The City partners with Walgreen's for a $5 discount when you purchase the $25 card. Once again, city doing it's job to support another box store. I understand the money you pay will allow you entrance to sites around town, but do I really need a plastic non-green friendly "q-card" to cover my entrance fees?…



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Added by Soy de Burque on November 26, 2008 at 6:03pm — 4 Comments

happy thanksgiving to all!

Wishing everyone a happy day, with clarity and gratitude for all the little things we forget to notice. And, I'm thankful for DCF!

Added by zoodeb on November 26, 2008 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment

DOORS:Live at the Matrix 1967

Former Albuquerque resident, Jim Morrison, comes alive again on this recently released double cd...





Doors:Live at the Matrix 1967


This double cd set is perhaps even better than original studio albums...In fact, let's just be plain out and out superlative on this one...Heck this is… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 26, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: For Each New Morning with Its Light



  • Another banner day for Eclipse.
  • How terrible are American motor vehicles? Mexican cartels also prefer imports. KOB: "Japanese cars tend to be thieves’ favorites, especially Hondas and Acuras ..."
  • Rancher's Club, Hyatt Regency…
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Added by Somegye on November 26, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Got Wood?



Got wood? I do! Well I went and did it. I bought Firewood. I was so motivated from continued winterizing last weekend. Also, there was some mention of snow on Thanksgiving per the local news. I will believe it when I see it! Looks like a chilly 54 degrees on the forecast now. But… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 25, 2008 at 10:00pm — 14 Comments

Governor's Shirt ON SALE at Thrifttown

Bill Richardsons shirt

Bill Richardson's Soccer Jacket


I just had to take out the cell phone camera and snap a shot of this neary new soccer jacket bearing the name of our state's Gov. Bill Richardson. Did he outgrow it? Soccer no longer his thing? Could be a collector's item but I left it on the rack for the next lucky shopper to snag.

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — 9 Comments

87106 & 87108 San Mateo SE + Blight

SAN MATEO BLVD. SE & BLIGHT

Why is San Mateo Blvd. SE blighted? Why have some of the lots remained vacant for so long? And just Why hasn't anybody really developed this strip of land between Zuni Rd. and Gibson Ave.? I don't know.



But I'm trying to find out.



Hello everybody this is my first post!



As a first year grad student at UNM's School of Architecture and Planning, I've taken on the task of finding… Continue

Added by Another Mike on November 25, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Book reviews - Thanksgiving week

Alex & Me by Irene Pepperberg

(Harper Collins $24.95)

Alex is an African Grey who spent 30 years in the loving care of Dr. Irene Pepperberg until his untimely death in September 2007. Alex has become famous for his intelligence, his ability to learn over 100 words, and for his uncanny understanding of many concepts. This is the full story of his relationship with Irene and of their work together over the years. Of the 8 million parrots in the United States, none was… Continue

Added by Bookworks on November 25, 2008 at 11:22am — No Comments

Downtown Arena: not now

Rocky Long complains that the Lobo fans just aren't there; can't sell out the stands for all the football games. The same is true for Lobo basketball, despite the "draw" of the Pit. Turnout for the only other games in town are also sporadic, with the most consistent being the Isotopes. But according to Mayor Marty and the City Council, all is good and growing Downtown, the only part of Albuquerque that seems to really matter to them.



Somehow everyone who doesn't go to see the… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 25, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Final Daze!

Just for the hell of it, I am reminding y'all artlovers (?) that my show at Matrix Fine Art is up through this coming Saturday, November 29. The gallery is two blocks east of Carlisle on Central. and, I hope you all find a lot to be thankful for, now and through the coming year....

"listening"… Continue

Added by zoodeb on November 25, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Bike Family: 5000 Miles Done, 15,000 To Go

NOB HILL--A week ago Thursday I met a family on loaded touring bikes in front of my favorite bike shop, Two Wheel Drive. We spoke briefly. The man was in a hurry to leave. I went inside the shop, and they were gone when I came out. Two days later on The Duke City Fix, Mary Tafoya posted a discussion titled "… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 25, 2008 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Search profiling is creeping me out!

OK, I know that all sorts of computers in the sky know my searching and browsing history, but this is getting ridiculous. I was recently watching the News Hour or BBC news or something, and saw a segment on Somali piracy. They had on some British captain recounting the experience of having his ship taken over by pirates like 10 years ago. He mentioned they showed up at his cabin wearing balaclavas, and damn if I didn't know what those were. So I… Continue

Added by Snak on November 25, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Sneak Preview: Drag Queen Pug

The highly anticipated launch of 'Drag Queen Pug' www.dragqueenpug.com is just around the corner. Enjoy a sneak preview of the site, vision, and goal to help raise money towards local animal non-profits that support the adoption and care of adult dogs.



The site will feature my ab fab adopted pug, Douglas, (aka Ms. Douglas Bean). In 2009 I will chronicle her adventures on glamourous photo shoots as… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 24, 2008 at 10:42pm — No Comments

The long put off project

I want a grandbaby. That is no secret. Even folks that don't know me know I want a grandbaby. I see babies everywhere & want them. My eyes glaze over. I can't exactly explain it but it is like what I have seen other women go through when one day they see a baby somewhere & suddenly have to have a baby. Right then. Usually the women are a lot younger than I am but I suddenly truly understood what they had been saying. My good friend had a baby last year but that baby's grandmother hasn't… Continue

Added by cathyray on November 24, 2008 at 3:41pm — 3 Comments

Janet Napolitano: ABQ Native (almost)

Arizona Governor, Janet Napolitano, is in line to become our next Homeland Security secretary...Ms. Napolitano was one of the first United States Governors to support Barack Obama. On January 22nd, 2008, she appeared at a fund-raiser at Albuquerque's AirDance ArtSpace where I had a chance to meet her. In person, she seems to be a very down-home, solid citizen, and just what you've come to expect from someone born in… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 24, 2008 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

Mosquitoes, Mayor McCheese, and More: The 2008 Southwest Biennial

Two years ago I happened on the first Biennial Southwest (2006) art show by accident – I was at the Albuquerque Museum to look at the Rembrandt etchings of beggars. My family, ever crowd averse and having reached their fill of Rembrandt, headed down a hall, turned a corner, and walked smack into the Biennial Southwest exhibit.



My trek this weekend to the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 24, 2008 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

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