Barelas Babe's Blog – December 2007 Archive (2)

The Rooster on Atlantic Avenue

The Rooster on Atlantic Avenue



I don’t know if Barelas has ever been without roosters. In my imagination, chickens arrived here shortly after Don Pedro de Varela put roots into this soil in 1662 and have maintained a presence in Barelas ever since.

When we moved here 11 years ago, members of my family mentioned hearing roosters crowing every morning. (Even…

Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on December 23, 2007 at 8:28pm — 3 Comments

Las Posadas de Barelas

One of my favorite Albuquerque memories is walking along the luminaria-lined streets of Barelas through a light snowfall, following the Las Posadas de Barelas nativity and enjoying the sounds of Christmas carols sung in Spanish and English. My two children, dressed up as an angel and a shepherd, were old enough to carry their candles without setting themselves on fire, and young enough to take heed of mom’s words about the dangers of…

Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on December 20, 2007 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

Connect with Us!

Regular Features

• "Sunday Poetry" with The Ditch Rider

Johnny_Mango

• Daily Photo by Dee

• "Morning Fix" with Adelita, Hettie, Phil_0 and Masshole in Fringecrest

DCF Flickr Photos



items in Duke City Fix More Duke City Fix photos

Latest Activity

Dee Cohen liked hettie's blog post Morning Fix: Blame It On the Rain
2 hours ago
Dee Cohen's blog post was featured
2 hours ago
Dee Cohen posted a blog post
2 hours ago
Profile IconJessicca Kumaalla, mgonz, JD Manning and 3 more joined Duke City Fix
16 hours ago

© 2014   Created by MarketPlace Media.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service