Sports & Recreation

Morning Walk Albuquerque's Embudo Canyon

Indian School is an east west boulevard that ends at the Embudo Canyon Open Space at the far east side of Albuquerque. There is a parking lot at the open space that opens at seven each morning and closes at seven each evening. People and pets can both walk here to...

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Custom Golf Cart very comfy

Golf carts are standard equipment at most courses. They speed up play,bring revenue to the course, make the course more accessible to players who aren't in good enough shape to walk. This one is parked by the Paradise Hills Clubhouse while it's owner.operator fills up...

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Corner market Keeping in the neighborhood

At night, when it is cool, neighborhood people congregate in front of the local mini market, sit outside on their balconies or front porches. This group of men, on the corner, down from the LaPuerta Guesthouse, are watching an American basketball game on their street...

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Dominos and Chess Street games in Santo Domingo

Games of choice on the neighborhood streets seem to be dominoes and chess but I have also seen checkers and card games with money on the table. This street corner game, in progress,even has an official scorekeeper who shouts out the score at the end of each game and...

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Rigo’s Truck Embudito Canyon, Albuquerque

We follow our chosen trail, turning and twisting, finding footholds in granite boulders to take us further up a sandy small arroyo lined with brush.  It is Saturday and most hikers are still in bed. Deer gnats, fierce this time of year, must have partied late...

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Sunflowers and Winston Requiem for Winston

  This morning, in the rough, I don't look for my errant drive. One of our foursome's little dog, Winston, was bit by a rattler and died on another course a few weeks ago. A golf ball,even a new one, is not worth coming face to face with a poisonous viper....

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Child’s Play Outside the Marble Brewery

Inside the downtown Marble Street Brewery, adults pursue spirits, music, networking, barbecue ribs, chips and salsa, self promotion, smoozing, passionate political arguments, petty man/ woman/ transgender spats, soothing ruffled feathers, looking for sex, patching up...

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