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Monday, December 4, 2017

It's hard for some people to find their moral compass late at night - so maybe it's time to get away from the Beltway and head W by SW. It's only Tues and the shenanigans have begun: really, the RNC endorsement?

 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Dogs. The deficit. And the desert. Note to diary: Tucson this winter.

 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving thoughts: a time of year when we can take stock, give thanks, and consider those less fortunate. Since last November, the world has changed markedly. Please perform random acts of kindness. We need them.

 

Monday, November 13, 2017

Runoffs tomorrow for Mayor and City Council Dist 5 seat, Don't believe everything you think, bling-bling, and Anthony W. in better light. Buen semana, Burquenos!

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

88.8 guns per 100 Americans, mass shooters are virtually impossible to ID in advance of their devastation, but what can we do differently? EV ends Fri @ 6pm.

 

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Like a bird on a wire, like a money laundering liar.... a week starting off with a bang, Halloween, a possible new World Series Champ, oh my...

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

The days are shorter, the shadows longer and the weather spectacular. Autumn at its best, with a televised Mayoral Debate on Channel 7, Sunday at 6pm.

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

 

Monday, October 9, 2017

Pumpkins, puppies, politicians, and plenty to ponder! Mark Nov 14th on your calendars!!

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Lots of things to do, but let's also allow last night's shooting in Las Vegas to give us pause. Have a good week - enjoy the Balloon Fiesta - a great weekend forecast!!

 

Monday, September 25, 2017

Let's take our city back (and maybe, just maybe, into the future!) - get ready for the Balloon Fiesta and hope saner minds prevail. It's the end of the month in Albuquerque and it's the Lobos vs the Cadets this weekend. Keep warm!

 

Monday, September 18, 2017

As John Lennon would say, Come Together - no more attack ads, stand up for lo que somos and let your voices be heard - downtown, in the voting booth and at globalquerque. Si, podemos!

 

Monday, September 11, 2017

A Day to Remember, A Week to Remember, and 2 Main Events: Early Voting and the NM State Fair.

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Early Voting begins next Wednesday (9/13), so it's time to get up to speed and get out the vote. We can help!! Today, the President had AG Sessions lower the boom on DACA - this affects many members of our Community.

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

Labor Day is upon us - can you believe it? Can Zozobra and the US Open be far behind? Stay cool, stay dry, and let's help those folks in TX.

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

"You've got to give a little, take a little, and let your poor heart break a little." But that's not the whole enchilada - you can hike, hop, hope and scope out what's going on out there too!

 

Monday, August 14, 2017

This is a critical time - locally and for the country at large. Let's take a moment to reflect and to think critically.

 

Monday, August 7, 2017

Happy August - Early voting begins in 55 days, school starts next week, and a few other items to get on your calendar.

 

Monday, July 31, 2017

Summertime and the Livin' is Easy - particularly if you have some handy resources at your fingertips.

 

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Macaroni and Cheese, a touch of Altruism, a bit of engagement - it's all there.. Have fun!

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

What's cooking, where to go, what to do, with a splash of sunshine and a dash of rain -

 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Mid-Summer Musings: Mariachis, mayors, and mishigas ...

 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Happiness Redefined: A week with temperatures back below 100! Before July 4th, before the kids come home from camp, give some thought to how we can work together to make this wonderfully diverse city rock! (Clue: Get active.)

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

On this day in 1953 the lights dimmed, eight comedies of errors, Bard Lite and other Summer fare with a new spin.

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Summertime and the living' is easy - lots of things to do and places to go. Here are a few ideas...

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Tomorrow is Flag Day and a red letter day for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. As a nation watches, the question on the minds of many is, oddly enough, will the President Tweet? Read Comey's prepared remarks here.

 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James

 

Monday, May 22, 2017

We may not always be sure where we're headed, but one thing is for sure: the last Monday in May is always Memorial Day.

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

A word is worth a thousand pictures.

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Mum's the word! Go for it.

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Celebrating and protecting our neighbors to/from the South, the importance of keeping your spirits up, and a cocktail that says it all. Enjoy CINCO DE MAYO 2017.

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Happiness is a road trip this week. Here's a brief glimpse of what's happening in Philadelphia and a strong recommendation to visit it.

 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Holy, Hallelujah and Happy - it's a big week on the planet. Fold your hands, clap your hands, and find happiness wherever you choose - lots of places inside and out. Carpe sabbati!

 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Inalienable rights, Lutefisk, a 70-voice concert choir performing at St. Paul Lutheran Church this weekend, and realizations - you can have it all this week. It's almost Easter -time to get your ducks in a row.

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Happy Spring! To organize or Not to Organize? That is this week's question. The good news? There's no wrong answer.

 

Monday, March 13, 2017

With International Happiness Day a week away, maybe it's time to put our brains to work and look elsewhere at Happiness. Bonus Round: Try the Happiness Challenge

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

On the road to Happiness - breathe deep, avoid left turns, explore new directions and, if all else fails, hug your dog. Sunny weather and blue skies bode well for a high Happiness Factor this week.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Happiness can be a day at the beach, a warm puppy, looking within, and when necessary, standing up for others. What makes you happy?

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Carpe librum, La La Land's big test, snoozing pugs and NM food stops - join us in peeling back the Happiness onion.

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Art of Happiness - Join us in examining the many routes to happiness. This week's tip: Cherish others.

 

Monday, February 6, 2017

If life is a projection of our mind, let's make sure we have a Happy reel at the ready. Join us in exploring the Pursuit of Happiness.

 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Inalienable rights -i.e., rights that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws. Join us in examining alt-routes in our Pursuit of Happiness. You never know where you'll end up!

 

Monday, January 23, 2017

The Pursuit of Happiness is our common thread - and it is a topic we're going to explore from all angles in 2017.

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A big week for the District of Columbia and the country - ethics, Putin, Sessions, boycotts, conflicts of interest, saying farewell to 44 and Family and Donald Trump takes office.

 

Monday, January 9, 2017

POTUS talks to the nation for the last time tomorrow night, the circus in DC begins the next day, what you can do and Macy's big sale!!

 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

2017 has arrived and the GOP has come out swinging (and not just a Mar-a-Lago). Fasten your seatbelts...

 

Friday, December 30, 2016

What a year it was - 2016 was a difficult year for the world at large, and one of tension, violence and rancor here in the US. Let us all consider what we can do better in the year ahead.

 

Monday, December 19, 2016

T'was the week before Christmas..... topics include WILL WORK for EMOJI, more from WHBA, thinkin' Robinson Crusoe, and Qué pasa 'Burque?

 

Monday, December 12, 2016

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...but it was a bear of a week on many counts. What's on our minds, what we like and may you RIP, John Glenn.

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Mad dogs, bad dogs and sad dogs - it's a dog eat dog world out there, but tis the season, so buck up - hang the mistletoe, put on a Santa face and let the Games begin!.

 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Counting on the Sun, counting on Space, counting on Them, counting on you. Can we count on the truth?

 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving - a time to give thanks, to be with family, and to reflect on the beginnings of this country.

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Some fun things to do in the Duke City and other thoughts as I get my voice back..

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

With less than 50% voter turnout, and without winning the popular vote, Donald Trump is President-elect. A stunned nation begins to heal as the world looks on in disbelief.Happy Monday.

 

Monday, November 7, 2016

"The sun will come out tomorrow, So you got to hang on 'til tomorrow, come what may!" - ANNIE, the musical

 

Monday, October 31, 2016

The week ahead: Happy Halloween, travel day for the Cubs, what to do, read and think about, and bemoan. Just a week left before the Election - please consider voting early.Go CHICAGO!!

 

Monday, October 24, 2016

To quote Madam Secretary, "it's almost over." With 14 days to go, my vote is AN EARLY VOTE. As for the week ahead: OMG! The Cubs are in the World Series!! Enjoy this glorious Fall weather!

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

With 20 days to go, we have a final debate and if lucky, a modicum of patience left! But there's lots to do here and afar, books to read, a Swedish series on Netflix, and a strong plea: VOTE EARLY.

 

Monday, October 10, 2016

What a difference a day makes - last Friday, Balloons, the Bolshoi, and early voting begins tomorrow. Fall colors - on and off the campaign trail.

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The last week of Balloon Fiesta and the VP Debate this evening - US wins back the Cup, $916 million tax losses and October surprises are popping up all over....

 

Monday, September 26, 2016

An estimated 100 million will be watching tonight's Presidential debate, Arnold Palmer dies, and the balloons are circling the Duke City...

 

Monday, September 19, 2016

It might be time to tune out the news, and instead take a few moments to smell the roasting chiles and gaze up at those fabulous September clouds. Have an award-winning week!

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

15 Years After, two newly minted US Open champs, alphabet soup,and some local happenings

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Hello New Mexico - Labor Day signals, for some, the beginning of the absolute best time of the year. I'll second that, but first, let's take a look at the week that wuZZ. Coming soon: Draft Horse Pull at the State Fair - pretty great...

 

Monday, August 29, 2016

A quick look at the week ahead - Labor Day is around the corner, what's happening here and out there

 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Adios Rio, 77 Days Left to Ponder, cooler temps, "Make that cargo shorts and flip flops", what our neighbors to the north are up to, and Cherry Garcia....oops, Jerry Garcia.

 

Monday, August 15, 2016

A difficult week for Ryan Lochte, an elephant stampede,rigged vs hacked, an historic first for Simone Manuel, and murmurings of possible health concerns - take time to smell the basil...

 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Rio is surprising everyone while Donald Trump is surprising no one. The heatwave seems to have passed - time to enjoy the days left before school starts and summer feels over.

 

Monday, August 1, 2016

Malarky, mayhem and machinations - it was quite a week! Candidates hit the road, first-timers knock the ball out of the park, and Olá Rio! US athletes head to the 2016 Olympics.

 

Monday, July 25, 2016

Among Merriam Webster's top look-ups at the end of last week were: disenfranchisement, fascism. demagogue, plagiarism and et al. We'll see what this week brings. Hoping for cooler temps and cooler heads. Cross your fingers.

 

Monday, July 18, 2016

Hello Cleveland! Melania Trump caught in the crosshairs. Terror or mental illness? - France mourns Nice. Finding refuge in Northern NM and the $160 solution from Harbor Freight.

 

Monday, July 11, 2016

A topsy-turvy week featuring Iron Lady II, Swedish meatballs, robot bombs, Don't Cry for Me,Valentino and a little night music...

 

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

This week's buzz: untangling last week, It's Amore! and other musings

 

Monday, June 27, 2016

OH WHAT A WEEK IT WAS... House sit-in, BREXIT,and losing Bill Cunningham.More fireworks to come!

 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Former NM Governor Gary Johnson - will appear on Wednesday's CNN Town Hall at 7pm [NM] sorry, I forgot...here's the scoop: CNN Town Hall details

 

Monday, June 20, 2016

Happy first day of Summer! How we're planning to beat the heat...

 

Monday, June 13, 2016

A look at the Week that Was, and other thoughts

 

Monday, June 6, 2016

To our readers: the buZZ is on the road this week, so instead of skipping it or delaying it, it just isn't going to look like it's usual self. We'll be back in the saddle on Monday, the 13th - but hope you'll find some interesting...

 

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A quick look at the week ahead, what's doing and some suggestions on how you might spend it.

 

Monday, May 23, 2016

A quick look at the week ahead, what's doing and some suggestions on how to spend it

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

TGIF, Gotland and other ideas...

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Have you ever been to Marfa?

 

Monday, May 16, 2016

May 23rd - Josh Ramos at BOOKWORKS