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Plaster - turning new to old

Plaster.  Who would have ever thought it could be so interesting?  Especially since what was showing on the walls was peeling-and-cracked, rough-cement plaster.  Some of the plaster was barely hanging on; in other areas it had completely fallen off and the adobe bricks underneath were exposed.  444 more words

Albuquerque

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Just off the plaza is the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

Perhaps my education is lacking, it’s always a good bet that I missed a memo somewhere along the line, but I’m really not sure you need both basilica and cathedral in the same building name. 519 more words

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A slow day in Albuquerque

Yes it’s me again back with another update on my trip. Well today was a bit of a let down. It seems that New Mexico and more specifically for me Albuquerque experienced some rather irrational weather today. 526 more words

Hiking the Domingo Baca Trail, Sandia Mountains, NM

This year I have decided to take every opportunity to re-explore the trails in the Sandia Mountains.  I have always enjoyed exploring the varied trails and am looking forward to seeing some favorites as well as some new ones. 431 more words

Birding

74-year-old Albuquerque woman to graduate from UNM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Decades after taking her first college class, a 74-year-old Albuquerque woman said she is finally achieving what she has always wanted.

“I feel like a kid almost,” Elaine Lieberman said. 317 more words

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Customers take down armed man at Albuquerque gas station

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Chevron manager Joe Salem says he sees people try to shoplift a few times a week.

“We just approach them; we try to end it nicely: ‘Please give me the stuff. 384 more words

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