Month: March 2017

Forsythias in Bloom

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe with photos, quotes and musings. Enjoy!

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photo credit: Katie Rountree

Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Using Public Records Like an Investigative Journalist: Using the state’s public record laws, Peter St. Cyr, Director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, has cut through political spin, uncovered corruption and exposed fraud. Hear examples of how public records helped expose a corrupt state senator, revealed cronyism in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program, and how New Mexico’s top open government advocate is working to strengthen and defend transparency at all levels of government. Sunday, April 2nd at Collected Works 11AM. Free

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  • Your application is due today…The Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting applications for a $1,000 micro-grant that will be awarded to invest in a local project that aims to make Santa Fe a better place to live, work, and play. The grant is open to individuals and groups with no prerequisites.Applications are due by March 31, 2017, with the grant to be awarded in late May. Apply online at http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe or email santafe@awesomefoundation.org for more information.
  • Mark you calendarsRSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women LuncheonGuest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  • Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center – Bring books to donate to the next SFW2W Luncheon on Apr. 19 or contact Layne Vickers Smith, email santafepotter@comcast.net to schedule a pick up.
  • Today, March 31st, is the LAST DAY to Nominate Ms. Cohen’s Homeschool Classroom for Best Elementary School in Santa Fe at: http://sfreporter.secondstreetapp.com/l/Santa-Fe-Reporters-Best-of-Santa-Fe-2017. Please write them under Best Elementary School if you support individualized, affordable, multicultural, innovative, alternative, supportive, loving multi-age classrooms!

  • Irene Kraas is Currently Reading

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    and loving it! What are you reading and loving? Let me know & I’ll share.


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    Jody

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March Madness

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe with photos, quotes and musings. Enjoy!

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Snow on daffodils…March madness!


Cool Pick of the Week: This is so awesome!

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  • Mark you calendars & RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon. Guest speaker will be author Janie Chodosh, talking about her life as a writer and her latest book Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love. Wed. Apr. 19, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email:Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  •  Register Now for 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Fe

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    Amy Gordon is Currently Reading

    small-great-things

    and loving it! What are you reading and loving? Let me know & I’ll share.


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    Jody

Happy 1st Day of Spring!

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ducksHappy 1st Day of Spring!


Cool Pick of the Week:

  • Free Talk from the Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico, entitled “Plants of the Jemez Mountains”, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Christ Lutheran Church, by Dr. Chick Keller, who will discuss his work and show some of the more interesting plants discovered in the Jemez Mountains.

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  • Last chance to RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with Guest Speaker, Catherine Fridey,Film Producer/Director, talking about  her latest project, Seagull, a short film she wrote, co-produced, and stars in. Wed. March 22, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.comto reserve your seat
  • Author talk by Heloise Jones, author of The Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom  Her book, written for people living in the real world, is a guide like no other out there on the topic of writing and creativity. SW Writers in Albuquerque Tuesday March 21st at 7:00 p.m.
  •  Gerald Hausman, poet and author of more than 70 books for children and adults, will read from his book Island Dreams: Selected Poems, Tuesday, March 28 at SFCC Peterson Student Center, Senior Common room 7 – 9 p.m.

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Signs of Spring

Welcome to the Cool List, my blog about cool things happening in Santa Fe with photos, quotes and musings. Enjoy!

daffodilsSigns of Spring!


Cool Pick of the Week:

  • Well Strung, produced by Performance Santa Fe. Brilliantly fusing strings with vocals and classical with pop, the four men who make up Well-Strung constantly surprise. Tues. March 14, 7:3pm at the Lensic.

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Posts to Share:

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon with Guest Speaker, Catherine Fridey,Film Producer/Director, talking about  her latest project, Seagull, a short film she wrote, co-produced, and stars in. Wed. March 22, Noon at Cowgirl, $25 at the door. Email: Jodyville@yahoo.com to reserve your seat
  • Some members have expressed interested in forming a Book Club. readingIf you’re interested, please email me jodyville@yahoo.com
  • Mark your calendars for Sat. June 24th from 4 – 8 pm. The Santa Fe Watershed Association and the and the Santa Fe County Firefighters Association will be partnering to bring you the Second Annual Fire & Water Festival at The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing.

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    Jody


Bluebird Santa Fe Sky

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Customer Appreciation Day today at Santa Fe Ski Basin. $25 off lift tickets and pretty much everything else. Thanks Beth Walkos for the pic!


Cool Pick of the Week:

  • Live musical performance & media event by Santa Fe Laurianne “Lauria” Fiorentina celebrating the release of her first studio CD, When I’m an Angel. Monday, March 6 at Jean Cocteau Theater, 7pm

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  • Dr. Mao Shing Ni, a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine and board certified anti-aging expert who spent 20 years interviewing centenarians in China
    is coming from Los Angeles to do a health and wellness workshop here in Santa Fe on April 9th at IHM Retreat Center. Spaces are filling up. To reserve your space or for more information, email Jenny Brady at:    jennybrady40 (at) hotmail.com
  • Learn the Ins & Outs of Getting Your Book Published, a course being taught by
    Irene W. Kraas of Kraas Literary Agency at the Santa Fe Community College starting the end of March. For more info, email Irene at:   ikraas (at) yahoo (dot) com

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Jody