The Rail Runner: Yes and No

For the last couple of months Laura has been working at an internship up in Santa Fe, for a law firm that gives her nice lunches and treats her very well.  It’s a lovely job. But it entails commuting from Albuquerque — that’s an hour drive each way.  So it’s LOVELY that there’s an express rail…

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Road Trip. With Circus.

I’m in Oklahoma City now, resting from the second day of traveling with two cats and two birds.  We’ll be in Albuquerque tomorrow afternoon.  In the meantime, the cats are resting in their crates (they chose that; I thought they’d rather have some space, but no) and the birds are sleeping. And I am writing…

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Oh, Logistics.

We spent about an hour this morning discussing the issue of lamps.  In order to make it safely to ABQ, the lamps need to be packed.  All of them need to have their bulbs removed and their shades packed separately; in the case of the floor lamps, I gather we don’t pack the long stems…

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Albuquerque Blogs

As the move back home approaches, I’ve been migrating various internet contents over to the new address.  (If you’re connected to me on Facebook, for instance, you might notice that I now live in Albuquerque!  Not really.  Two weeks to go.) Over on the Links Page, I’ve added a new category, a sampling of Albuquerque Blogs I’m…

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Totally Don’t Need This. And Yet.

On my Facebook feed this morning, I found this gem, posted by a friend:   It is an Airstream Trailer.  And if you go to this link, you can see all its details, including its hardwood floors, its handcrafted wooden cabinets, its lovely textiles, its clawfoot tub.  It sells for $50,000, if you want to…

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Teddy Goes Off On His Aventure

For those of you who’ve been paying attention to the Saga of Teddy, we have an update. (The picture is one that I sent the teddy bear hospital, so that they could figure out if he was beyond repair.) Never heard back from the teddy bear hospital in England that says it can repair sheepskin. …

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Poetry Slam for Brigid!

Though I’m a day late on the annual Poetry Slam for Brigid, the goddess of healing, smithcraft, and poetry, I’m chiming in now.  She’ll forgive me.  I was busy yesterday with getting the house ready for people to come through and see if they wanted to buy it, and then driving the dogs around whilst…

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In Which We Decide to Rehabilitate a Tiny Comrade

In the process of walking through the Grand and Giant Aventure, (since in our case this involves completely changing two careers and them moving across the country), we’re throwing out or giving away or selling lots and lots of stuff.  Lots.  But we’re also salvaging items from the past that we want to take with…

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