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Added by JFoote on July 7, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Lavender in the Village Pet Parade! And other Fun Stuff

Oh WEEEEE Doggies it's hot today...and it was yesterday and the day before that....man, I'm ready for Fall!!



Ha! Finally got me a little laptop here in the store so I can keep ya'all up to date on all the happenings easier! (Thanks Crissi!!)



Well, summer is in full swing and it's hotter then heck. I trust my fellow DCFer's are doing all they can to keep their furry side-kicks cool and comfy.



Here's a couple of fun things you can do:

Honey, Yogurt (PLAIN!!,… Continue

Added by Bow Wow Blues on July 6, 2009 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Turning 40 in Albuquerque



Turning Forty in Albuquerque



This year my husband turns forty. Though the cursed F-word will take him first, I’m not too far behind.



Tonight, sprawled beneath our ceiling fan, he says, “It seems we should have more things.”

This sentence, whispered in a somber darkness, surprises me. We are not materialistic people—nor do we ascribe to any sort of inert rebellion of thinglessness. We are just too lazy and poor to… Continue

Added by Jennifer Ruden on July 6, 2009 at 10:32am — 2 Comments

The Most Friendly Hurricanes

Mondays are becoming my favorite day of the week. Not only is Monday the only day I have off but the past two Mondays I have had to take my friend Steve to work at the diner/drive-in Hurricanes.



Steve started working at Hurricanes back in 2007 when he had dropped out of school and was looking for a job. Back then Hurricanes had two locations - Lomas & Washington, and Eubank & Candelaria. He worked at the Eubank location, getting the job through his neighbor who was a cook.… Continue

Added by Nny on July 6, 2009 at 9:31am — 7 Comments

Space Station Flybys

The International Space Station (ISS) is about to make a remarkable series of flybys over the United States. Beginning this 4th of July weekend, the station will appear once, twice, and sometimes three times a day for many days in a row.FULL STORY

Added by Jeff Hartzer on July 5, 2009 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Homes for Roos

Looking for good homes for 5-month old Australorpe and 4-month old Americanus. I was told they were pullets when I bought them but ... If you can take either, please let me know.
Thanks, Karen

Added by Karen M on July 5, 2009 at 1:15pm — 2 Comments

Sirens being tested at UNM on Monday

Another semester, another UNM Siren Alert test.



The University of New Mexico will be testing it's emergency alert system this Monday at 11:02 AM. There will be a one-minute pause of the sirens, followed by an "all clear" siren. The “all clear” siren will sound for approximately one minute.



We recommend that pet owners in the UNM take special care to keep animals that may be afraid of these sounds inside during the siren test.



The sirens, located on the main… Continue

Added by The University of New Mexico on July 5, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Marilyn Stablein... White Train

After stints in Berkeley, Seattle, New York, Houston, Kathmandu, and the Himalayas, Marilyn Stablein now lives in the bosque with a resident skunk, as of yesterday two porcupines in one of the twenty-three cottonwood trees outback, and bookseller husband Gary of Acequia Booksellers on 4th St. NW. Her last three books are Sleeping in Caves: A Sixties Himalayan Memoir; Night Travels to Tibet,… Continue

Added by The DitchRider on July 5, 2009 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

¡soy de burque!


orale.

Added by Soy de Burque on July 4, 2009 at 11:20am — No Comments

pottery, pottery, pottery

join me for a fun class at manzano mesa multigenerational center , (elizabeth dr. off central and eubank area, behind costco)
every wednesday 5.00 to 6.30pm, on going classes.
cost $65 (clay , glazes and firings included)
beginners welcome. learn basic techniques and make your own projects

call marilu 463-6092.

Added by Marilu Tejero on July 3, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Two a Day: taking it a little easy

I transplanted something and not only didn't it die, it grew a flower. I love Globemallow!

My Two a Day guideline had a bit of a hiccup this week in the form of me feeling funky on Thursday and being unwilling to work in the rain much on Friday. In spite of the slowdowns I was able to start on a couple of projects that have been on my to do list for as long… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on July 3, 2009 at 2:13pm — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Holiday Weekend!

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Added by Spring Griffin on July 3, 2009 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Dog Tale of a lost Laila



An artistic child is sad and creative.
We wonder what happened to Laila?
Seen on a wall in South Broadway
photo-Jeff Hartzer

Added by Jeff Hartzer on July 2, 2009 at 2:26pm — 2 Comments

A Little Night Music





Albuquerque boasts a hugely talented coterie of professional musicians, of every conceivable style, instrument and body type. They're also a remarkably generous bunch, who seem to look for ways to give back to the community. So, please allow me to make a shameless plug for "Thursday Evening Musicales," a series of July concerts to benefit Albuquerque Healthcare for the… Continue

Added by Matt on July 2, 2009 at 10:42am — No Comments

Richard Romero wants citizen input on public safety

The recent string of tragic events in our community serve as a sobering reminder of the public safety problems that our city has been plagued with for many years. Its unfortunate that in a city the size of Albuquerque, the current mayor deems it necessary to be accompanied by an armed, three man security detail during his daily and after hours activities.



Richard Romero has a definite… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 2, 2009 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Like a Moth to a Flame

  • Sir, we already have a Don Schrader
  • We love Marty! Wait, what?
  • South Valley area might leave Albuquerque and become…
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Added by Spring Griffin on July 2, 2009 at 6:30am — 10 Comments

Ed Perea penned an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal: “We Hold the Key To A Safer Community.”

Yesterday, one of Richard’s supporters, Ed Perea, penned an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal: “We Hold the Key To A Safer Community.” Read it here.



Ed is a licensed NM attorney, he’s an active mediator with the Metropolitan Court in Bernalillo County and has nearly 25 years of law enforcement experience with special emphasis in gang crimes and in the establishment… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 1, 2009 at 11:50pm — No Comments

ABQ. CPA:Citizen's Police Academy (APD)

I am in my third week of the Albuquerque Police Departments' CPA program, the 35th CPA class offered. It is a 12 week course (classes meet twice a week with optional weekend field trips) of fairly amazing adventures offered for free to Albuquerque residents by the Albuquerque Police Department. I am wondering if any of you DCF readers have been a participant?

Added by Jeff Hartzer on July 1, 2009 at 9:03pm — 7 Comments

Runaway Bride

She was Virtuous

She was Virtuous



"She would dance and sing. She was virtuous.

She was kind of “naïve,” they all said.



Lies take everything and leave us naked."



A Chance to Escape

A Chance to Escape



"You can close your eyes to things you… Continue

Added by buggs on July 1, 2009 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

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