Adelita's Blog – December 2007 Archive (3)

Baubles, Bangles and Beads

I love beads. I live for beads. I string beads. I know lots about them and know where to get the steals and deals. My favorites are vintage Swarovski crystals and Venetian glass. I was thinking about my obsession with beads and where it came from.

Here in 'Burque we have great bead stores. But the one place I miss buying them was a store on…


Added by Adelita on December 19, 2007 at 9:58am — 7 Comments

Have a Flocked Christmas

There is no denying it. There are pictures to prove it. Our first Christmas in our new house in the North Valley in 1967, my mom put up a flocked Christmas tree with coordinating green and blue glass balls.

I remember going to Rowland's Nursery on Rio Grande Blvd. near Old Town with my mom and walking around every tree in…


Added by Adelita on December 5, 2007 at 7:30am — 10 Comments

R.I.P. Pete Powdrell

Pete Powdrell, owner of Powdrell's Barbeque House restaurants, passed away Sunday at the age of 86. I remember Pete Powdrell liked the old blues song by Jimmy Reed, Big Boss Man and requested it everytime he heard the Broadway Elks play at the State Fair. I will miss this sweet man and my thanks for the best barbeque in town!

Added by Adelita on December 4, 2007 at 8:06am — 6 Comments

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