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8 Days in May   ---   01 MAY 2018

8 Days in May --- 01 MAY 2018

| April 30, 2018

Pictured above: BEST IN SHOW (Wendy Parker-Wood)


'Burque Weather - Come What May

Not Seven Days in May, the movie - EIGHT DAYS IN MAY:

The eight days between May 2 and May 10, 1963, when thousands of school children in Birmingham, Ala., defied the fire hoses and police dogs of Eugene “Bull” Connor, marked a turning point in the civil rights movement. To read the full story, CLICK HERE

 1963    2017


But was it really?    

This week's Question: Is America going backwards?


Indoors / Outdoors

Advance Warning: Mark JUNE 3RD on your calendars

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Come run in beautiful Taos, NM at 7000 ft. This will be the 31st edition of the Taos Marathon which includes a 5k run, 5 K walk, 13.1 mile run, 26.2 mile run and 26.2 mile 5 person relay with a 1 k Kids race. Race entry is limited to 300.



MAY 4th and 5th: 10am - 2pm      DETAILS (Click Here)

"Children's Day, founded as a national holiday in the United States in 1948, has been celebrated in Japan since ancient times. It is a day for families to celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children. On Children's Day, families fly huge carp-shaped streamers (koinobori) outside the house and display dolls of famous warriors and other heroes inside. The carp was chosen because it symbolizes strength and success; according to a Chinese legend, a carp swam upstream to become a dragon. In honor of the day, the ABQ BioPark will be making koi kites in the Japanese Garden."


In case you missed the Spring Flower Show at the Botanic Gardens, a few shots I took on a recent visit:



There's so much to see at the BioPark - there's a reason this is NM's top venue.

Click here to check out their website

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May 02, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM


North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Ave. NE
AlbuquerqueNM 87113

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Cost: Donation    Details: click here



 Now available on Netflix

In the last week, I had undoubtedly three of the best desserts I have had in my life. Yes, indeed - a banneweek.

Two were creations of the pastry chef at Los Poblanos' campo restaurant. Both chocolate cakes and absolutely divine.

The third, a tart lemon custard tart, with fresh blueberries with a buckwheat crust - festooned with little flowers.

  All Birthday desserts for three of the niftiest people you could hope for!


For more information:CLICK HERE


Julian says:

Carpe diem.