Forsythias in Bloom

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

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

Posts to Share:

  • 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 or email 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: 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 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: 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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