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5 Reasonable Burque Reactions to the Balloon Fiesta

By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Oct 9 2013 11:17 AM ]
Every year, Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta brings lots of good, and lots of less-than-good, to our fair city.

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How (Not) to Conduct Your Semester

By Lisa Barrow [ Mon Aug 26 2013 2:22 PM ]
Ah, the new semester. So fresh, so unsullied. So easy to screw up.

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My Pet Peeves Interpreted by “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Jul 30 2013 12:23 PM ]

1. When typos attack

2. When it’s summertime

3. When publicists attack

4. When sources don’t return calls/emails

5. When people make assumptions about me because I’m a woman who smiles a lot and has a slight Southern drawl

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5 Burqueño Reactions to Rain and More Rain

By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Jul 24 2013 2:14 PM ]
There was wet stuff in the sky. And then it fell!

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Tips for Enjoying Your July Fourth

By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Jul 3 2013 7:00 AM ]

1. Take precautions to ensure children and pets are safe

2. For daytime events, sunscreen is recommended

3. Know your limits

4. Keep water accessible at all times

5. If you’re going to set off fireworks in a drought-stricken desert, at least don’t do THIS

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Using Public Transportation in Albuquerque

By Emily Aragon [ Wed Jun 26 2013 4:50 PM ]

What you think you look like running across UNM to catch the Blue Line:

What you really look like:

What you do when you think you see someone you know get on the stop after you:

What that super drunk guy on the 66 does when he thinks he knows you:

What happens when you remember that you actually drove to work/school/downtown this morning:

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How You Know It’s Summer in the Duke City

By Lisa Barrow [ Wed Jun 19 2013 8:00 AM ]

1. Construction starts on every single major street simultaneously

2. Your neighbors begin their xeriscaping projects

3. Droves of hipsters hit the Paseo del Bosque Trail

4. The Downtown Growers Market opens at 7 a.m.—or so you hear

5. You wonder when “monsoon season” is actually going to show up

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A day in the life of a managing/music editor

As interpreted by Christian Bale

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Jun 13 2013 1:16 PM ]

1. Getting out of conversations with overzealous publicists

2. Suspecting I rely too much on caffeine for mental clarity

3. Realizing I’m more comfortable interviewing others than I am being interviewed

4. Sharing my musical obsessions with anyone who’ll listen

5. Waiting for you to like and share our Facebook posts

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