Thurs. May 26, 2016

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

Cool Summer Drinks 

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Clementine and Red Wine Spritzers
Serves 4
1 bottle red wine (anything light to medium boxy, unoaked, not super sweet) (think dry Lambrusco (yay, it’s sparkling!!), Granche, Frappatto, Gamay)
2 bottled clementine soda
ice and strawsFill each glass with ice.  Fill each glass a third of the way full with clementine soda.  Top with wine and serve immediately!

http://joythebaker.com/2013/06/clementine-and-red-wine-spritzers/

Mint, Cucumber and Lime Crush
Serves 4
Juice of 3 limes
1 cup simple syrup
3/4 cup white rum
2 lime, thinly sliced
1/3 cucumber, thinly sliced
fresh mint leafs
ice
club soda
In a large pitcher or jar mix lime juice, simple syrup, rum, lime, cucumber, mint and ice.
Stir and serve in glasses topped off with club soda.

http://www.sweetpaulmag.com/food/mint-cucumber-and-lime-crush

Blackberry and Meyer Lemon Gin and Tonics
Serves 4
Ingredients:
12 blackberries
20 fresh mint leaves
2 Meyer lemons (can sub. regular lemons)
1/4 cup simple syrup
12 ounces good quality gin
tonic water
ice
Set out four high ball glasses. Place 3 blackberries, 5 mint leaves, juice of ½ lemon, and 1 tablespoon simple syrup in each glass and muddle together. Fill each glass with ice, followed by 3 ounces of gin. Top off each drink with tonic water, stir and serve.

http://www.spoonforkbacon.com/2012/09/blackberry-meyer-lemon-gin-tonics/


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • casa2The Downtown French Restaurant l’Olivier is hosting a CASA Heart Dinner, Tonight, Thursday May 26th 5:30 pm till close, where 15% of food proceeds will go to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), First Judicial District (www.casafirst.org) who provide volunteer advocacy for foster children in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Los Alamos so they are safe and have opportunity to thrive. L’Olivier’s Summer patio will be open, there will be a light bar menu and James Westbay will be serenading. Hope you will join us for a festive evening for good cause. More info can be found at http://loliviersantafe.com/

Posts to Share:

  • Volunteers Needed for Tale Writers Screenwriting Conference Fundraising Party, Friday, June 10th. Email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com for more information.

    Have something you want to post to the Cool List? Email me.

    Have a wonderful holiday weekend!!

    Saludos,

    Jody

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Sat. May 21, 2016

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

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“Following Her Own Path”
Acrylic, oil pastel, and graphite on gallery wrapped canvas.
by Santa Fe Artist Katie O’Sullivan
For more images of Katie’s paintings, visit her website:
Katie O’Sullivan Studios


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Mindfulness in the Garden – A 12-week class that encourages quiet reflection and mindfulness in the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens. Monday, May 23. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Posts to Share:

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  • Local author Destiny Allison‘s new book The Romance Diet just took the National Indy Excellence Award for best book in the Women’s Issues Category. Click here to buy at our local bookstore, Collected Works.

 

 

 


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Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody

Sat. May 14, 2016

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

H A P P Y   S  P  R  I  N  G !!!!!!

photo 2 (1)Photo credit: Katie Rountree

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Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Darma Talk:  Genzan Quennell presents “How to Carve a Buddha”Wednesday, May 18th at 5:30 PM, Upaya Zen Center, 1404 Cerro Gordo Road

Posts to Share: 

  • Santa Fe Women to Women monthly luncheon & guest speaker series, Wed. May 18 at noon at Cowgirl. RSVP today. Space limited Guest Speaker: Sarah Lovett, author
  • Volunteers Needed for On The Page New Mexico Screenwriter’s Conference Fundraising Party, Friday, June 10th. Email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com for more information

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Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody

Sat. May 7, 2016

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

photo 3 (1)Photo credit: Katie Rountree

Cool Pick of the Week: 


Posts to Share: 

  • Santa Fe Women to Women monthly luncheon & guest speaker series, Wed. May 18 at noon at Cowgirl. RSVP today. Space limited Guest Speaker: Sarah Lovett, author
  • Volunteers Needed for On The Page New Mexico Screenwriter’s Conference Fundraising Party, Friday, June 10th. Email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com for more information

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Happy Mother’s Day!!


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Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody

Sat. Apr. 30, 2016

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

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Driving Along Camino del Monte Sol
photo credit: Lisa Kantor


Cool Pick of the Week:

  • Swing Dance! at Skylight. Dance lessons from 7 – 8, music 8 till close. $5 at the door, $3 if you dress to impress.

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Posts to Share: 

  • United We Run—5/1 K Run/Walk Outreach Benefit
    Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 pm. United Church of Santa Fe hosts a 5k run/walk (1k for children) to raise funds for three organizations in Santa Fe (New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Nuestra Jornada of Gerard’s House, and Santa Fe Dreamers Project). The 5k run/walk begins after the 11:00 service and goes in a circle from the church (all on sidewalks, side roads and trails). An all-church cookout follows. All are welcome! $20 per person entry fee.
  • 100 Women Who Care invites you to become part of this powerful group, to have a positive impact on those in need here in the Santa Fe area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.
    Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Location: Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez

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I love white flower bouquets.


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Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody

Sat. Apr. 23, 2016

Hello Santa Fe!
Welcome to the Cool List, my blog with musings, quotes, photos, feature stories and postings about goings-on in the community to share.
Provecho!
Jody
photo 5 (1)Photo credit: Katie Rountree

Cool Pick of the Week:
  • Robert Earl Keen, Americana/Bluegrass at it’s finest at Skylight Santa Fe, April 24th at 7:30pm

Posts to Share: 
  • Annual fundraiser for Amma’s Ashram (amma.org).  The local Santa Fe ashram uses funds raised to support programs to feed the hungry, including a weekly “burrito project”, as well as material support for disadvantaged school children. Saturday, April 30th 6:30 pm to midnight Sambusco Market Center.
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  • United We Run—5/1 K Run/Walk Outreach Benefit
    Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 pm. United Church of Santa Fe hosts a 5k run/walk (1k for children) to raise funds for three organizations in Santa Fe (New Mexico Environmental Law Center, Nuestra Jornada of Gerard’s House, and Santa Fe Dreamers Project). The 5k run/walk begins after the 11:00 service and goes in a circle from the church (all on sidewalks, side roads and trails). An all-church cookout follows. All are welcome! $20 per person entry fee.


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Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody

Sat. Apr. 16, 2016

Hello Santa Fe!
Welcome to the Cool List, my blog with musings, quotes, photos, feature stories and postings about goings-on in the community to share.
Provecho!
Jody

Cool Pick of the Week:
Angels Night Out Thursday, April 21, 2016 – 29 restaurants participating that will be very generously donating 25% of your bill to Kitchen Angels

Posts to Share: 
Don’t forget to RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon on Wed. Apr. 20th at noon. Kelly Egolf, owner of Verde Food Company will be our guest speaker. $25 cash at the door.
I’m in New York City this week but will back in lovely Santa Fe soon…

Have something you want to post to the Cool List? Email me.

Until next week…

Saludos,

Jody