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A Fairy Godmother’s Garden

This Summer was Hot. Triple Digits Every Day for Three Months. In all this Heat, We Attempted a Vegetable Garden. Rather than using our Clay/Soil, we went with Huge Bags of Organic Soil. Thank you Costco. A Raised Bed is a Good Way to Deal Read More …

Maybe We Eat Out Too Much

Baby Boomer Parents to Gen Z Teens. While Many of our friends are retired, We’re still slogging along with All the Balls in the Air. Full Time Work. Mid-School Kid. High School Kid Ballet Classes. Homework. House Chores. Yard Work. Pets. Laundry. Grocery Shopping. Costco Read More …

Even Castles Need Soul

Albuquerque, New Mexico has a Castle on the fringes of downtown. It’s not old. Not even close. Built in 2011 by a fascinating woman, Gertrude Zachary; an inspirational antiques and turquoise jewelry dealer. Gertrude was inspired by the grand estates of Paris. She created the Read More …

Tom Hanks is Working Hard. In My Neighborhood. Really.

Hollywood is Back in a Big Way. In Albuquerque. Actually, in My Neighborhood. Vans and Trucks Parked Everywhere. Caravans of Vehicles Line the Alleys. Cameras and Lights and Food Trucks Work Non-Stop. Crews and Security Guards. Cables and Wires. Hollywood on Location. They Put in Read More …

Family Day…Ten Years of Surprises

Family Day. The Day an Adopted Child Finds Their Forever Family. A Celebration of Being Together. Being Loved. For Us, a Table for 4. Morning Celebrations are Perfect as the Sun Peeks Up Over the Mountain. Table Set with Sparkles and Silliness. Cinnamon Rolls Smell Read More …