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No More Election Ads (for a little while)

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Cool Recipe

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No Bake Pumpkin Creme Brulee


Cool Picks for the Week

  • If you were unable to attend Wednesday’s meeting of  100 Women Who Care please make your checks payable to LIFE CIRCLE NEW MEXICO (which advocates for senior services and elder care in Santa Fe) and mail them to Katie Rountree. Click here if you need Katie’s mailing address.
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting – Learn how CCL is working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide and how you can help the group’s efforts to support the introduction of the carbon fee and dividend bill in Congress. For more info: santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org or 690-2247 Free, Santa Fe Public Library Main Branch, Sat, Nov 10 at 10:00am
  • Household Hazard Waste Amnesty Day – We all know there are restrictions on what you can throw in the trash willy-nilly. Not all of us follow those restrictions, but for anyone who’s actually a good citizen and has a pile of hazardous garbage in your yard or garage just waiting to get tossed, now’s your chance to dispose of it properly for free. (Waste must be in five-gallon or smaller containers.)
    Here’s the kind of stuff you should drop off:
    – Motor oil and antifreeze
    – Paints, Stains Varnishes, Lacquers & Thinners
    – Pesticides & Herbicides
    – Cleaning Products
    – Aerosol Cans
    – Rechargeable Batteries
    – Fluorescent Light Bulbs
    – Televisions (CRT & Flat Screen)
    – Computers, Monitors, Keyboards, Mice, etc.
    – Electronic Devices
    – Cellphones
    – Gaming Systems
    Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station, 2600 Buckman Road, 424-1850 ext. 400, Sat, Nov 10 from 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Cranksgiving – This two-wheeled, pedal-powered food drive is part bike ride, part food drive and part scavenger hunt. All you need is a bike, a bag, and a lock. Ride around to nearby grocery stores and get food items on a list (it all goes to the Food Depot), and compare times and distances with your fellow bicyclists for prizes and pride. There’s no entry fee, but be prepared to spend at least $25 on food donations. Back Road Pizza, Sat, Nov 10 at 10:30am
  • Hospice Education Day – Everything you need to know about either caring for someone else, or setting up care for yourself—including bilingual simulcast bilingual presentations on Hospice 101 and medical cannabis and end-of-life care; breakout sessions on underserved communities, grief and loss talking circles, supporting grieving children, plus a meet and greet with local health care and end-of-life service providers. Everyone gets a boxed lunch from Kingston Residence. Space is limited, so reserve your spot at hospiceeducationday@gmail.com. Higher Education Building, Sat, Nov 10 at
    10:00am – 2:30pm
  • Veterans Day Celebration at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture – Celebrate the patriotism and sacrifices of Native American men and women. The Te Tsu Geh Oweenge School dance group performs, and at 2 pm, screen Defending the Fire, a documentary about the story of the Warrior, the importance of cultures in modern quests, and the lessons of war through the lens of these cultures, 710 Camino Lejo Santa Fe, Sun, Nov 11 at 11:00am
  • Learn to Meditate – Explore the peace of meditation with teachings, contemplations and discussion, and by meditating on Lamrim, the 21 meditations that can connect us to a profound level of joy and perhaps make our lives more meaningful. Zoetic 230 St. Francis Drive $10, Sun, Nov 11 from 10:30am – 12:00pm
  • Local author of The Fog of Faith, Dr. Leona Stucky can join your Santa Fe book club, please send her an email request. Buy The Fog of Faith at your local bookstore oronline. Also available on Kindle & Audible.

Cool Holiday Gift-Making Idea

Workshops with Artist Angel Wynn Using Photos & Encaustic Wax – Click here to sign up. 3-hours Sessions on Nov 16, 17 & Dec. 1, 3

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Glorious Last Days of Summer

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Cool Art

Sean Mary Helen Johnson


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Handwriting Lives! During the golden age of penmanship (1860-1930), before the typewriter, becoming a master penman was the path to a successful career and high regard of friends and colleagues. Today there are only 11 individuals who bear the title of master penman, and one of them is Bill Kemp of Albuquerque. New Mexico History Museum, Fri, Sep 14 at 6pm
  • Santa Fe Watershed Association presents a Talk and Tour: Common Problems, Commons Solutions: Archaeological Insights into Sustainably Managing Water for the Long-Term by award-winning anthropological archaeologist Dr. Michael Aiuvalasit. The talk will be held this Fri., Sept. 14th at the Women’s Club in Santa Fe, and the tour will take place the next day on Sat., Sept. 15th.  Click here for prices and info.
  • New Mexico Railroad History Celebration – Family weekend event in the Railyard Sept. 15-16. Click here for details. Train Film Fest includes:  3:10 to Yuma and the original Murder on the Orient Express at Violet Crown Cinema, $9 – $12, Sat/Sun, Sep 15/16 at 2 & 6pm. Railroad Art, Photography, and Model Railroad Exhibition from September 8-30.
  • Santa Fe Renaissance Faire – Sat/Sun Sept 15 & 16 at El Rancho de las Golondrinas – a community event whose proceeds help fund the educational programs of El Rancho de las Golondrinas and the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences. 10am – 5 pm. Travel back in time. Ride in a Spanish Galleon. Learn about Renaissance arts and sciences. Shrink in size as you enter the Fairy Village and pet a unicorn. Enjoy performances and music, food, and arts and crafts.
  • Poet Lauren Camp: Reads Turquoise Door – Camp’s fourth collection of poetry is written as a series of conversations with Mabel Dodge Luhan, the artist, feminist, and utopian visionary of early 20th-century Taos. op.cit Books in DeVargas, Sun, Sept 16 at 2pm
  • Full Moon Water Wheel Ceremony – Pray for moisture, bless the waters and offer up items for blessings and in hopes of heavy rains. Frenchy’s Field, Mon, Sept 24 at 5pm
  • Here From Hollywood for One Night OnlyCock Tales: Shame on Me! Ticket includes Dinner & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited



Cool Recipe

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Cheesy Skillet Cornbread – Yum! Recipe here



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Busy Summer in Santa Fe

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DOUBLE BUDDHA

Show Opening of  SHE BUDDA, sculptures and paintings by Andrea Broyles, Reception July 20 from 5-7pm at Wear Your Grace, 125 East Palace, Santa Fe


Cool Picks for the Week

  • Enroll Now: Speaking Into Presence invites you to experiment and experience speaking out in a new way. Where do you need to speak more effectively with confidence, claim your voice and be heard? Offered by Beata Lewis (BridgingLives.com), Executive Coach with a specialization as a certified Master Somatic Coach. Mon., July 30th 5:15-7:30pm in Santa Fe. Space Limited to 8 Participants. $47. Speaking Into Presence  – Click Here for more info
  • THE FENCE 2018 Returns: July 21, 5-8pm at the Railyard Park.  ASMP (The American Society of Media Photographers) New Mexico chapter & United Photo Industries, are pleased to present the annual edition of the nationally acclaimed photographic outdoor exhibition series called THE FENCE. Joining the 2018 roster of exhibition locations, including Brooklyn, Boston, Atlanta, Calgary, Durham, Sarasota, and Denver, the exhibition will be on display July 21 – Oct. 27. In association with the national exhibition, THE FENCE NEW MEXICO, will also be shown, exclusively featuring the work of New Mexico-based photographers.D
  • Attention Dog & Book Lovers: Local author Dirk Wales reads from his books on the famous US Mail Rail dog, Owney. Meet search and rescue canines from Sandia Search & Rescue; Assistance Dogs of the West from Santa Fe hosts a junior trainer with a newly recruited puppy trainee; make the acquaintance of community outreach dogs and find out what they do; and visit with adoptable dogs from Española Humane. Vista Grande Public Library, Sat, Jul 21, 1 – 3pm. The event is free and open to all two-legged humans.
  • Counting Butterflies: Join New Mexico’s butterfly guru Steve Cary at the annual butterfly count. Every individual butterfly that is identified will be recorded. Participants will travel to three separate areas to observe, count and learn about butterflies: mesa top, high-altitude and streamside. Registration is required, call 505-662-0460. Sat, Jul 21, 9am – 3:15pm. Please bring binoculars (close-focusing), cameras, nets (if you have one), sturdy walking shoes, lunch and water. Some nets will be provided.
  • An Evening Honoring the Work of Sam Shepard: Ironweed Productions presents a staged reading of selections from Shepard’s body of work. As the playwright had personal ties to Santa Fe, this evening honors the playwright, his work, and a venerable company in town. El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Sun, Jul 29, 7pm. This event is free. (Get there early.)
  • Mark Your Calendars: The next meeting for 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe, Wed. Aug. 1 from 6-7 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple. Invite your friends!
  • Adopt the River: Santa Fe Watershed Association is looking for volunteers to adopt a reach of the Santa Fe River or adopt a reach of an arroyo. To learn more about becoming a steward of the Santa Fe River or Arroyos, call (505) 820-1696.
  • Registration Open: A Gathering Creative Women Workshop, Aug. 18 – 21. A retreat at Sanctuary Rass Mandall with yoga, meditation & 5 digital portraits from photographer Patti Bose of yourself to use for your website, social media, personal branding etc. Space limited. For more info email creativewomenworkshops@gmail.com

 Cool Event

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Gimme Shelter: Trainers’ Rally for Rescue Horses

Professional trainers have volunteered their time and talents to take a rescue horse into training for 100 days. None of the horses had been ridden before. The trainers will be exhibiting the horses at the 5th Annual Gimme Shelter Event, and the horses will be available for adoption. FREE to the public.
The Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds
3237 Rodeo Rd.
Fri. 4—6.30 pm judging of Conditioning & In Hand and “Talk to the Trainers” (no vending on site.)
Sat.  kicks off at 10 am with Riding Obstacles & Dry Work. Freestyle at 12 pm. You will have the opportunity to visit with trainers & horses at 1 pm, followed by adoption-based auction of the participating horses. (Pre-bidding is available if you cannot attend.) Food, shaved ice and merchandise vendors onsite. NO DOGS ALLOWED!


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Happy Spring!

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Cool Art

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Sunrise Gondola by Patti Bose, Archival Prints, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

MarchforourlivesMarch for Our Lives: Peacefully protest mass shootings and gun violence and demand that the lives of children, students, parents and teachers be made a priority. Meet at the Roundhouse, State Capitol Building, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail & march to the Plaza, and end with a rally at the Plaza. Sat, Mar. 24, noon. T-shirts available at Jean Cocteau Cinema.


Cool Posts

  • Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 12.18.36 PMGirls Inc has a new sewing machine! Thank you Christine Remy for your donation and kind heart. We had many people respond and lots of people who would be grateful for a sewing machine. If there are others out there collecting dust and you’d like to gift it, let me know!
  • The Zia Singers, the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus and the Rio Rancho Youth Chorus join together to perform Sun. Mar. 25 at 3pm at V. Sue Cleveland High School Concert Hall, 4800 Laban Rd NE, Rio Rancho
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. Mar. 28, noon at Cowgirl. Guest Speaker is Julie Rivers, talking about Everything but the Trust and Will:  All about the Importance of the Powers of Attorney. $25 cash at the door. Click here for more information about our monthly luncheons & let me know if you have a speaker you’d like to recommend for future luncheons.
  • Ongoing project by a coalition of equestrians, hikers, runners and search and rescue groups to map New Mexico’s San Pedro Parks Wilderness, a beautiful area two hours northwest of Santa Fe. Meeting is at Pecos Trail Cafe,2239 Old Pecos Trai, Wed, Mar. 28 at 7:00pm
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!


Favorite Read

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Recommended by Lynne Einleger

What have you read lately that you love?


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Mid-March Cool

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Cool Pick of the Week

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Take part in a labyrinth walk celebrating the vernal equinox at the labyrinth behind the Museum of International Folk Art. Sun, Mar. 18 at 1pm For more info, call 474-0002


Cool Posts

  • Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 12.18.36 PMA member of our 100 Women Who Care group has a Singer sewing machine that she would like to donate to a good cause or to someone who would need and use it. Please respond to this email if you have someone to recommend and I’ll put you in touch!
  • The Hearing Loss of America addresses vertigo and dizziness, which often affects those with hearing loss or deafness. Learn more about what causes vertigo and how it can be treated. Sat, Mar. 17, 10:00am Natural Grocers. 3328 Cerrillos Rd
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • 3rd Annual Fiber and Clay Sale:  Marguerite Wilson + Janet Lever-Wood, Mar. 17 & 18, 10am – 4 pm at 9 Fido Lane. Call for info  505-670-8219
  • ETF Tapping with Andi Sutherland – Tap Away Your Blocks to Success – Wed. Mar. 21 7-8:30 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Click here for more info
  • Mark Your Calendar for Holy Fools Day & celebrate with a free online event to inspire others to step out in support of what they love to create change.  Sunday, March 25, at 3 pm www.holyfoolsday.com


Favorite Read

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A new Cli-Fi (climate-change fiction) novel from local author, Debra Denker

What have you read lately that you love?


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Time for Tea

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Hello Friday

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Cool Pick of the Week

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Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Here’s an update on donations collected from our Feb. 7th meeting: $10,416 for SFPS Adelante, $5,225 for Reading Quest & $600 for S.E.E.D.S makes a grand total of $16,241 for three great non-profits in Santa Fe! Thank you members for being a part of this wonderful group! We together are truly making a difference in Santa Fe.
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • Community Day at Meow Wolf – Get reduced-price admission to the House of Eternal Return and a day of special programming, Sun. Mar. 11, 10 am – 8 pm
  • Volunteer Orientation at the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding. Those with interests in horse care and handling, rider assistance, barn maintenance, photography or just clerical work are invited to an info and orientation session. No horse knowledge is necessary, and training is provided. To join, RSVP to 757-2498 or email info@nmctr.orgTue, Mar. 13 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Save the Date: Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala Oct. 20


Favorite Read

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What have you read lately that you love?


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Marching Along

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White Horse, Oil on Canvas by Kiki Martinez       click here for purchase information

Cool Pick of the Week

Author Talk Presented by the Lannan Foundation
In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom with Nancy MacLean & Greg Grandin – click here for bios
Wed. Mar 7 at 7:00 pm Lensic Performing Arts Center. Ticket info here.


Cool Posts

  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe  Here’s an update on donations collected from our Feb. 7th meeting: $10,416 for SFPS Adelante, $5,225 for Reading Quest & $600 for S.E.E.D.S makes a grand total of $16,241 for three great non-profits in Santa Fe! Thank you members for being a part of this wonderful group! We together are truly making a difference in Santa Fe.
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!
  • Customer Appreciation Day at Santa Fe Ski Basin – discounts on lift tickets, food & drinks + live music. Fri. Mar. 2
  • Veterans for Peace: My Lai Memorial Exhibit, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe – In an exhibit up through the weekend, honor the tragic impact of our military actions on the people of Vietnam. 555 Camino de la Familia
  • Support New Mexico School for the Deaf‘s study-abroad programming in Peru by eating as much soup as you possibly can and bid at the silent auction. The Connor Gym on the school’s campus. Wed. Mar. 7 @ 5:00 pm – 1060 Cerrillos Road

Best Dressed for the Oscars Coming Up on Sunday!


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