Tag Archives: Albuquerque

For Spoken For

Confession: I have not been ENTIRELY off social media during Lent. I have only 6 days left till I can officially waste my life on Facebook again, but there have been times that I have gotten on my 3 forbidden … Continue reading

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Polly’s Run 2015

Last weekend the boys and I participated in Polly’s Run, the Albuquerque race to cure pancreatic cancer. As far as running goes, I had been battling with recurring lower back pains and had reduced my frequency and distance for the … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged a Teacher Today?

The end of the school year is the time when teachers are filled with uncontainable joy. We parents know how they feel because despite loving our offspring like nobody’s business we are pouring mimosas and skipping out of the school … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Taos

In the 23 months that we have lived in Albuquerque, our family has enjoyed exploring the natural beauty of our surroundings. Here in town, we have hiked the foothills and taken the tram to the Sandia peak many times, viewed the ancient … Continue reading

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Neurotic Thoughts at the Amusement Park

What NOT to think about when spending the day at Cliff’s (Albuquerque’s local amusement park) with your family: – Do you think they use clean water or recycle used water at the splash park aka Watermania? How many kids have peed … Continue reading

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Summertime Soup

For the kids and I, summer means sweating at tennis, cooling off at swim, drinking fruit smoothies, extending imaginative play time, and eating naengmyun. Naengmyun is a Korean cold noodle soup that I grew up loving. I could eat it … Continue reading

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Embracing the ‘Burque

Ethan said it felt like we were going on an airplane. Unlike most mornings where the sun shines through the windows to help awaken sleepy bodies, today it was completely overcast giving the illusion of an earlier, darker hour. It did seem reminiscent … Continue reading

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