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A few days ago I posted a blog about the unusual fact that my most visited virtual tour was of the mall (see http://activerain.com/blogsview/1136956/my-most-popular-virtual-tour-the-mall-) When I looked at the stats for all my virtual tours, I noticed something even odder: one of our Albuquerque ...
Thought it might be fun to start a new series of posts asking readers to turn detective and identify the subject and location of a photo. Here's the first in the series. I'll give you a hint--- it was taken somewhere in New Mexico! Two questions for you sleuths out there: What the heck is it? Whe...
You've got no excuse to be a sour stay-at-home this 4th of July in and around Albuquerque, NM--- there's plenty to do, and plenty of venues for a super-fabulous fireworks display! Check out an "American-as-apple-pie" ballgame at Albuquerque's Isotopes Park. The Isotopes will take on the New Orlea...
A recent trip to the Albuquerque Rio Grande Zoo took me back-- way back, to childhood and memories of trips to that same zoo when I was just "knee-high to a grasshopper." Some of my fondest zoo memories were still present and accounted for: The urge to jump right in the water with the seals, who ...
Of course I put virtual tours of all my listings online, but I also have virtual tours of many of our Albuquerque attractions and events on my Albuquerque website, as one of my relocation tools. I was utterly astonished, though, when I checked to find out which was the "most-visited" virtual tour...
It's pretty much a no-brainer that eating local and organic food is best for one's physical health. It's also a no-brainer that being involved with congenial friends in a tight-knit community is healthiest for one's emotional health. Enter the "Community Garden." Not all of us live out in the...
I've always recognized that rainwater catchment systems are a great green idea, paraticularly in our arid New Mexico climate, but I always thought of them as being useful just for the recycling effect, and for supplementing a "normal" water source such as a well or city water. Then my husband too...
Folks in the San Clemente neighborhood of Los Lunas, New Mexico, have been fighting back against a decision by the Valencia County Commission to rezone 30 acres of land to I-3, "Hevay Industrial Use" to accomodate a bulk fuel terminal (see my blog post http://activerain.com/blogsview/1040106/resi...