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2008 

Ever visited friends or relatives in Europe? If so, maybe you've been impressed, as I was, with how much Europeans walk or bike for their various daily errands. Our friends and relative in Germany and Holland wouldn't think of wasting gas to go out and pick up groceries, for instance. They'd hea...
08/29/2008
For those who have been following my recent posts about Albuquerque's Mesa del Sol development and the landfill issue (http://activerain.com/blogsview/641852/Green-Community-Location-Landfill and http://activerain.com/blogsview/644815/Green-Community-or-Toxic ), I've got some good news! Anne Mons...
08/24/2008
The latest buzz about honey is that it can actually help eliminate or reduce seasonal allergies, but there's one caveat: it's got to be very, very LOCAL honey! Here's the idea: Since bees make honey from pollen, which they collect from flowers in their area, by eating local honey produced right i...
08/22/2008
Attention, New Mexico endurance riders! The fifth annual Caja del Rio Endurance Ride is scheduled for August 23, 2008. This year's ride will be a fundraiser for the Caja del Rio Trail, too. There will be three options for riders: A 15-mile "Fun Loop" that makes a great trail ride for a beginner A...
08/16/2008
A couple of days ago I wrote a post about Albuquerque's up-and-coming Mesa del Sol community. The developers are publicizing the green nature of the proposed development, as I had outlined a year ago in an initial post about Mesa del Sol, but last week I noticed that a couple of readers of the p...
08/16/2008
Can a community built on a toxic landfill ever really be "green?" Last year, I wrote a blog post (http://activerain.com/blogsview/115441/Albuquerque-Mesa-Del-Sol)  about the new, greatly-hyped "green" development envisioned for Albuquerque's Mesa Del Sol. I've been enthusiastic myself about the ...
08/14/2008
A couple of months ago, my husband took a really challenging listing. The property is way out in a gorgeous, rural area between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, in our "high desert" New Mexico environment, and the property has no well! Nope, no community water, either. And the owner hasn't been hauling ...
08/11/2008
Corrales, New Mexico, is really a "green scene" in so many ways! This historic little village (around 7500 population) is located on the west bank of the Rio Grande, and has been an agricultural community from its founding in 1712! Known for its centuries-old cottonwoods, artists, agriculture, p...
08/11/2008
Didn't you grow up thinking of brick as the solid, secure construction choice, based on that old wolf "huffing and puffing" and blowing down those little piggies' houses made of wood and (gulp!) STRAW?! Maybe it's time to get past those fairy-tale-induced fears, because it turns out that straw-bu...
08/09/2008
This afternoon, Governor Bill Richardson spent an hour or so at a community meeting organized and emceed by State Senator-elect Tim Keller, to hear community input about the New Mexico State Fair and what should be included in future plans for the site. Several hundred people were present for th...
08/08/2008
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