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POSTCARDS FROM THE DUKE CITY

#WhySacrificeHealthForWealthWhenAlbuquerqueHasBoth 

I've been taking hiatuses from Facebook in recent months during the…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 24, 2016 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

The Not-So-Charmed Life of CABQ and Encantado N.E.

Heard the expression "short and sweet"? File this one under: "short and bitter."

It's the flash nonfiction tale of your City of Albuquerque tax dollars being repeatedly wasted, with subplots of zero communication between government "silos" & engineering/execution incompetence.

Let's…

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Added by Scot Key on August 30, 2016 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Albuquerque Rapid Transit: Can We Please Talk About Something Else?

Let's talk about A.R.T. by talking about something else. Yeah, it's depicted above. You, know, the "beep, beep thing." Here's a flash non-fiction piece, one in which I'm the bad guy, with a bit of help along the way.

Last Saturday night, my wife and I went to the Lensic in Santa Fe to see…

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Added by Scot Key on August 2, 2016 at 5:54pm — 4 Comments

#TBT - The Duke City

Some vintage photographs found on the internet web tubes! …

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Added by Brian Fejer on June 30, 2016 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

The Lamestream Media - Part One

The gravest threat to this exceptionally 'great' country is not political correctness, but echo chambers. I have been reading the Albuquerque Journal my entire life. My late father saved a copy of the Journal from the…

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Added by Brian Fejer on June 16, 2016 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

The Art of Being Human

Recently, I was adding tid bits to the Abq Action Venue blog and I came across an amusing online site called, "The Art of Being Manly" which was fun and thoughtful, full of good perspective insights and fascinating podcasts. The concept of the whole manly thing was very interesting. Of course, I thought, "Was there really a need for such knowledge?".  I myself am a woman. Yet, this online site was fun, helpful to everyone and interesting. Isn't that what its all about?  One evening, I was in…

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Added by Sheri Brewer on June 16, 2016 at 9:15am — No Comments

Living in the Land of Enchantment: 10 Things to do in Albuquerque

There are so many places to see and things to do around here, it's really hard to pick just one to write about! This week, I decided to write about 10 (make that 11)  things to do in the area. Technically, it's more than ten, as I fit more than one into each number. Next time someone tells you there is nothing to do in Albuquerque, direct them to this post! :)

  1. Ride the…

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Added by Paula Manning-Lewis on April 26, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fair Trade Easter Baskets

This weekend Baskets of Africa will open to the public on Saturday, March 19 from 10 am - 2 pm so that folks can hop on by and get a beautiful, Fair Trade Easter Basket.

We have lots of pretty grass baskets from Ghana that are sturdy and will last and be useful long after all the chocolate…

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Added by Baskets of Africa on March 17, 2016 at 11:01am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Tinderbox

  • La Goba vetoed a bunch of projects today:…
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Added by Phil_0 on March 10, 2016 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Doggone

  • Wait, is our state spaceship really going to fly someday?
  • On the other hand, these guys …
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Added by Phil_0 on February 12, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: False Summit

  • So yeah, ABQ Ride got that ART money (except for the tiny formality of Congress passing Obama's budget in an election year).
  • NM Senate …
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Added by Phil_0 on February 10, 2016 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

When Bowie Played Burque

Those of you who read the Morning Fix last week know that I'm a little bit of a David Bowie fan. With his passing, I've been spending a fair bit of time…

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Added by Phil_0 on January 19, 2016 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Making Candy @ Chocolate Dude

The guy with the wooden stick was making caramel and the other two folks were dipping chocolate. The aroma of the chocolate and coffee made Chocolate Dude the best smelling place in Nob…

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 12, 2016 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Chocolate Dude

I have driven by Chocolate Dude I don't know how many times and each time I say, "I need to stop there and see what they are all about!" Tonight I did. The inside of the place is really neat as you will see in the coming days. I tried an…

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Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 11, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Another Cloudy Sunset

I was looking thought my 2015 photos and found this cloudy sunset that I took back when summer was ending. Check it out on Albuquerque Daily…

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 10, 2016 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Cloud Blankets

The majestic Sandia Mountains being blanketed by stormy clouds. By the time I got home the mountains were completely enveloped in the clouds. You couldn't see the mountains at…

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Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 8, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Builders and Makers: Poets and Laureates

Spoken and written language is largely how we communicate with each other and even with ourselves. It is an ability and capacity that we can easily take for granted - like breathing. We rarely pay attention to it or are thankful for it. We talk. We breathe. We listen (sometimes). We read…

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Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on January 6, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Posadas, Refugees, and Politicos

As Barelas starts to ready for Las Posadas de Barelas (on December 19 this year), I've been organizing my preparations for this event. It starts with a list of people to invite to mi casa for the annual pre-Posadas open house gathering, where we fill up on posole and enchiladas before heading out in…

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Added by Barelas Babe on December 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kristian Ashley Macaron

Greetings and Salutations!

I can't believe it has taken me so long to share the work of one of my favorite local poets and educators.…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 6, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

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