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At the Urban Homestead - Cleaning the House

There are a number of factors that have motivated Tom and I to choose this lifestyle - probably foremost, we love creating an environment that provides us with food and medicine while looking beautiful and nourishing the soil, wildlife and ourselves.

Along with that are some practical areas, like keeping the…

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Added by Robin Day on May 28, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Swoon!

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Added by Kitson Harvey on May 28, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

NM Pics: Lift Off

In Nambe

Added by Dee Cohen on May 28, 2015 at 5:26am — No Comments

Galisteo

Maybe it's the adobe walls.  Maybe it's the dirt roads.  What ever it is, I like to drive through Galisteo any time of the year.…

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Added by Doug R on May 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

Builders and Makers: What have YOU made lately?

I love people who harness themselves, an ox to a heavy cart,

who pull like water buffalo, with massive patience,

who strain in the mud and the much to move things forward,

who do what has to be done, again and again.

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Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on May 27, 2015 at 10:29am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Ghost bike ghosts

  • Who in the world would steal a ghost bike
  • So it's been a while since I last took a stats class, but I'm wondering whether 100-ish surveys of APD officers and…
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Added by Kitson Harvey on May 27, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

NM Pics: Dirt Road Scene

In Nambe

Added by Dee Cohen on May 27, 2015 at 5:27am — No Comments

It Might be "Drought City," but it Ain't Dry

While their debut album “Weeping Whiskey, Bleeding Beer” was a punchy, wild and witty commentary on love and youth culture, full of pithy reference and romance.  And, although there is still (always) more whiskey and beer to be had, Youngsville's second album, “Drought City” is (mostly)…

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Added by Tanesia Hale-Jones on May 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

The Dinner Bell - No Bull in the Barn

On Washington street just north of Zuni, there is a building that looks like a barn and once was host to the Duke City Bridge club (and before that a country-style restaurant).  Last summer, Kasey Armstrong-Lange and her husband decided to make that building a restaurant again.  So now we have Kasey's Pub and Restaurant.

The menu at Kasey's is varied, but warning to vegetarians:  there aren't a lot of choices here for you.  However, if you will eat meat or fish, there are…

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Added by Butterball on May 26, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

A Visit to Valle de Oro...And No, It’s Not a Casino...

SECOND ST. SW—Last Thursday’s ABQ Journal had an article on birding that mentioned Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.  It gave the address as 7851 2nd St SW.  Hmmmm….  Somewhere in that dizzying swirl of information particles that constantly recycle themselves just behind my eyeballs, there came a speck of…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on May 26, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Your own storage kingdom

  • I can't say I've ever driven a cat cross-country, but I hear it's awful. Whoever stole these two no doubt got what he or she had coming. …
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Added by Kitson Harvey on May 26, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

NM Pics: Grave in Nambe

Added by Dee Cohen on May 26, 2015 at 5:37am — 1 Comment

Ask Adelita

Dear Adelita,

I really need some suggestions from everyone at Duke City Fix!  My 17 year old niece is going to stay with me over the summer.  She's from the Midwest and has only visited me in Albuquerque for a couple of days at a time through the years.  I don't have kids and am not sure what to do with her…

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Added by Adelita on May 25, 2015 at 10:14am — 5 Comments

NM Pics: Flag

Added by Dee Cohen on May 25, 2015 at 5:33am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Nick DePascal

I heard Nick DePascal read his poems at a West End Press event last year. A book of his had just been awarded one of the press's two publication prizes for 2014. I liked what I heard, and asked Nick to send something to The Sunday Poem. This is what he…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 24, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

NM Pics: Nambe Church

Added by Dee Cohen on May 24, 2015 at 5:21am — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: Eric McFadden

From Angry Babies to Eric Burdon, to George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Eric McFadden is a guitar legend in these parts.  I remember seeing Angry Babies back in the day at El Rey and…

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Added by Adelita on May 23, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

NM Pics: Best Seat in the House

Added by Dee Cohen on May 23, 2015 at 5:34am — No Comments

Don’t Let Fireworks Endanger Your Pet This Weekend

Although they aren’t as flashy as big Fourth of July fireworks displays, this Memorial Day weekend, you might notice your neighbors setting off fireworks just around the corner – and pet owners should be prepared for these celebrations in every neighborhood. Although the bright flashes and loud bangs that accompany…

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Added by Animal Humane NM on May 22, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Giveaway: Robin's Naturals Skincare Basket

If you've been reading Robin's posts here on the Duke City Fix, you know that her urban garden is chock full o wonderful plants, a number of which have made it into her fantastic soaps and cremes. And now you can try…

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Added by Duke City Fix on May 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

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