Adelita's Blog – January 2008 Archive (5)

Fashion Sense

I consider my mother my fashion icon. She always looks fabulous and considering she is almost 80 years old, she's still hot stuff!

Shopping was more of a sport for my mother than a task. And interestingly enough, the 70's seemed to be her fashion decade. She had fabulous platform shoes, super hip denim, velvet and chiffon dresses, outrageous purses and an array of 'falls' or hairpieces. My mother was one of the only…

Continue

Added by Adelita on January 30, 2008 at 6:22am — 12 Comments

I'll have popcorn with my butter...

There used to be great theaters to see movies in 'Burque. Madstone was a big loss. But what about all those theaters of my youth? When I was a kid, going to the movies meant buttered popcorn, Jordan Almonds and a movie my father picked.

Talk about freedom when my sister got her license and we could go and see the quirky movies that we loved so much. It was my big sister who…

Continue

Added by Adelita on January 23, 2008 at 6:47am — 31 Comments

Los Griegos

You don’t have to hit me over the head to read the signs that I've been getting on DCF. Recent…

Continue

Added by Adelita on January 16, 2008 at 2:23pm — 6 Comments

The Dog House

After graduating college I was sure I could make a living off my art. It didn't quite work out that way. I ended up working at a department store in Coronado for a while. On one particular day, as I was marking down some delicate undergarments, a cute old woman in her 80's walked up to me and tapped me on the shoulder. She couldn't have been more than 4'10" and a whopping 85 pounds. She…

Continue

Added by Adelita on January 9, 2008 at 9:00am — 15 Comments

La Pistola Y El Corazon



Los Lobos went on an acoustic tour for their album La Pistola Y El Corazon in 1988. They were scheduled to appear at El Rey Theater and I was beyond ecstatic. Los Lobos was and still is my favorite…

Continue

Added by Adelita on January 2, 2008 at 9:03am — 6 Comments

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Black Cherry Pie!!! 8 Replies

Started by Adelita in Food & Drink. Last reply by vinceinburque Aug 17.

Protein Shake Shack? 1 Reply

Started by Kitson Harvey in Food & Drink. Last reply by Phil_0 Aug 14.

My blog for where to go for lunch in ABQ 2 Replies

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Food & Drink. Last reply by Ron Da Bomb Aug 12.

Range Cafe? 12 Replies

Started by Ron Da Bomb in Food & Drink. Last reply by Gretchen Winchester Aug 9.

New Restaurant on Lomas? 14 Replies

Started by Monica in Food & Drink. Last reply by ramon t Jul 8.

Latest Activity

Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

So helpful, #abq! For more on our local recycling programs, see the City website: https://www.cabq.gov/solidwaste/recycling

Listen Up America:…

See More
Facebook6 hours ago · Reply
Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

Welcome the wonderful Lynn Marie, our new ABQ music blogger! This week, The Bus Tapes!

Burque Music Scene: The Bus…

See More
Facebook7 hours ago · Reply
Lynn Marie Rusaw's blog post was featured
7 hours ago
Lynn Marie Rusaw liked Lynn Marie Rusaw's blog post Burque Music Scene: The Bus Tapes
8 hours ago

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2015   Created by Duke City Fix.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service