Where Mountains and Desert Converge

Yesterday I wrote about the city of Albuquerque in all its idiosyncratic glory. Today, I want to share my favorite part of the city: it's outdoor landscape and activities. On an early Saturday morning, the drive across Tramway Boulevard is still in the shade as the sun rises behind the Sandia mountains. Sandia, the Spanish … Continue reading Where Mountains and Desert Converge

New Mexico Recap: The City of Albuquerque

Two main highways create a cross section of Albuquerque's four quadrants. It oddly mirrors New Mexico's state flag--a red circle with four groups of four rays that represent the four cardinal directions, four seasons, stages of the day, and stages of life itself. However, the 25, North and South, and the 40, East and West, … Continue reading New Mexico Recap: The City of Albuquerque

A Subacute Future / Coming Soon on the Blog

According to my brilliant doctor sister-in-law, my anxiety over the future is what the medical community might call "subacute." Besides the fact that I love having a new term to label it by, I also thought it was an apt description. From what I understand (in my limited capacity for medical terminology) an "acute" problem … Continue reading A Subacute Future / Coming Soon on the Blog