Barelas Babe's Blog – July 2009 Archive (2)

Escaping the Heat (Swiss Alps Style)

I love desert heat. When I was expecting my first child, I would escape to Death Valley in the summer to get more of the heat I craved. I visit friends in Phoenix in July, and have been known to head to southern New Mexico in the summer when it is just too cool here in Albuquerque.

My heat cravings translate into rarely cooling my home in summer. (This is also partly due to my desire to reduce my… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on July 21, 2009 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

Tingley Beach Tourist

There should be a word for it - that phenomenon of neglecting tourist attractions in your hometown. I grew up in southern California, and I have yet to visit Universal Studios or take a drive-by tour of movie stars' homes. I imagine there are Parisians who have never viewed their city from the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on July 13, 2009 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

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