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Morning Fix: Hopes Dashed



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Added by Somegye on August 13, 2008 at 5:36am — 2 Comments

Helping Joy Junction, Helping Myself

It’s always good to “get out there” and do something good for your community. Even if it’s super hot outside and the work is a little bit more rigorous than you’re used to. There’s just something about the feeling you get after you’re done, knowing that you got off your ass and instead did something positive for others. Add to that the fact that this certain gratifying feeling can get addicting, and it usually makes it easier for you to roll out of bed that next Saturday morning and venture… Continue

Added by Juan on August 12, 2008 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Summer Closing



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Added by Somegye on August 12, 2008 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Perseid Meteors

For the last several years, I have ventured out to my favorite star gazing spot south of town on the Isleta Pueblo to 'take in' the late night neck-craning vistas and hopefully catch a meteor or three during the annual Perseid Meteor Shower...My luck has been pretty dismal (clouds rush in, moons shines too brightly, yada yada) but tonight was a great one out of at least three tries...The moon had set, the Milky Way was clearly visible and yes, there were actual Perseids whizzing through… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 12, 2008 at 3:30am — 12 Comments

Climbing La Luz Labor Day Weekend

For my fellow 'moderately in shape' pals - what type of prep have you done before going on big hikes? In particular, Mike and I are doing our second attempt at La Luz on Labor Day weekend and I'm looking for any training tips and suggestions (although I'm probably too late to really "train").



Last year in May we felt ambitious and did the climb. We made it within a mile or so of the peak, hit ice, and had to hike ALL the way back down. Beyond feeling like Jello, it was an amazing… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on August 11, 2008 at 9:31pm — 4 Comments

Back to School

My best friend Diana called from Arizona last night, wanting to give my daughter a new outfit for her first day of high school. As a veteran mother of two daughters who have successfully navigated (and completed) the murky waters of high school, her advice is worth its weight in gold.



My best friend and I met a score and a half years ago as college students in Orange County, California. It wasn't until I bought a house in Barelas - 12 years… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 11, 2008 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

Weekend at the Manzanos

Today I took the Weekend Warrior and my DR650 to the Manzanos.



Weekend Warrior at the Manzanos



I am still trying to resolve some bugs on the toyhauler, I had problems getting the frig working right, but everything else seems to be working OK.…



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Added by buggs on August 9, 2008 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Ramblings2

Lord, I was born a ramblin' gal...



Music

Yesterday I went searching youtube for Jerry Jeff Walker singing LA Freeway. There's something very disconcerting about watching a video of Jerry Jeff singing on The Dinah Shore Show after being introduced by co-host Dandy Don Meredith. Whoa! When did that happen? And talk about a paradigm shift. I did notice that he had to change "sons of bitches they always bore me" to something milquetoasty. Ahh well...I went on to listen… Continue

Added by La Fanciulla del West on August 11, 2008 at 6:49pm — 15 Comments

Local Etsy of the Week-PianoBenchDesigns

Albuquerque jewelry-maker and Etsy-seller PianoBenchDesigns is one of them Jill-of-all-trades; she makes jewelry, goes to school, and holds down a day job. Here is a snippet from her profile:



'I am a secretary working and going to grad school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I have been making jewelry for about 2 years.



As you can…
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Added by Spring Griffin on August 11, 2008 at 12:03pm — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Commas & Dashes



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Added by Somegye on August 11, 2008 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

Massive Downtown Drug Bust

The Abq.Journal has posted this video of this weekend's massive drug bust at a downtown bar.



Speakin' of our local paper, their new feature called UPFRONT which started today (Sunday, 8/10/08) seems to be trying to do a hard copy DUKE CITY FIX sort of thing...Reporters will have daily columns on life in the Duke City.
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Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 10, 2008 at 4:00pm — 23 Comments

Fabio Fernando Fischman Turns 14 Today

Please join me in wishing FFF a Happy 14th Birthday. His birthday dinner will include some scrambled eggs which he plans on sharing with his sister, Frida Rita Papita Conchita Alisa Consuela Fischman. When asked how it feels to reach this milestone he replied, "I owe it all to surrounding myself with good… Continue

Added by Zoe on August 10, 2008 at 8:23pm — 9 Comments

What's in a Name? Martini Mike's Hangover Report! for Saturday 080908



Could it be because my name is “Martini Mike” that I am becoming a sort of unofficial party guru? Or is it because I was an unofficial party guru that my name became “Martini Mike”? Hmmm… it boggles my pounding head. I was recently interviewed by www.VegasHappyHours.com, while in my home away from home, for the launch of their new site. Then suddenly I find myself being contacted by Lexi at Albuquerque The… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 10, 2008 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Today and tonight @ The Agency

Hi all,



Today we will be hosting the Record Swap at the Agency, (111 4th st. SW, Albuquerque), from 2-5pm. Come out to buy or sell records! Bring your crates! You can sell CDs as well, and if you're a band, this is a great way to sell your merch! Free to browse, $5 if you want to sell.



Tonight we also host Spark_Gap at the Agency, beginning at 9pm, with Justin George, Raine Vivian and Levelheded. A night of electro/IDM/industrial. $5. All ages!



And Tuesday I… Continue

Added by brian botkiller on August 10, 2008 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Well, I'm back from Romania and glad to be home (my wife sent 505 Chile for me so I didn't suffer too much)

Can't say it was the best trip, didn't get to go out much and we were very restricted to when and where we could go and how we could get there and back.



This is the base we were on.

The base we were on





Here is B Co 1-200 Infantry, New Mexico Army National Guard in formation in Romania. They are from Albuquerque, the armory at 600 Wyoming; that's… Continue

Added by James of al-Barran on August 9, 2008 at 9:11pm — 9 Comments

Considering a career change.


Saw this posted at a local temp agency website.

Added by Angela on August 9, 2008 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Big Fun at We Art the People!

The kiddo and I had so much fun at We Art the People in Robinson Park! We got there just in time to see the cool puppet parade. And we also got to meet Hairy McLairy and friends!! Since Hairy McLairy won the last "Where in Burque...", we decided to meet at the fair so I could deliver the prize. There are… Continue

Added by Adelita on August 9, 2008 at 7:26pm — 8 Comments

Looking for opinions on who has the best red chile in Burque?

After devouring a plate of huevos rancheros this morning at Loyola's on Central, I was wondering what the good people of DCF had to say when it comes to the topic of red chile. I have noticed so many levels or styles of red chile right here in our fine city that its hard for me to say personally what is the best. I have had extremely hot, very silky and mild and everywhere in between. I enjoy the red chile at Sophia's Place, Loyola's, Marlene's, had some eye watering hot chile at the Red Ball… Continue

Added by ScottyLew on August 9, 2008 at 1:28pm — 36 Comments

Summer Harvest

Instead of walking to the Downtown Grower's market, I harvested grapes and plums from the backyard this morning. Yum!

Added by Barelas Babe on August 9, 2008 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Zombie Crawl Albuquerque

The Alibi posts video from its Nob Hill zombie crawl this past May. Where you there? And who's in for the next… Continue

Added by chantal on August 8, 2008 at 1:31pm — 6 Comments

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