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Spring Blooms Again!

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Provecho!

Cool Art

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Photograph by Santa Fe artist Irene Owsley, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

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Quinn Fontaine: Hung Like a Seahorse
Quinn Fontaine presents the “show and tell” version of his memoir, live and in person, directed by Susan Mele. The book is subtitled A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy, and Recovery, if that gives you an idea of the wild ride you’re in for.
Adobe Rose Theatre, 1213 Parkway Drive,
Fri, Apr. 6 & Sat. Apr.7 at 7:30pm Buy Tickets Here


Cool Posts

  • Second Street Brewery donates 15 percent of all beer sales at all three of their locations on Sat. Apr. 7 to Pints for Parkinson’s New Mexico. It’s a Team Fox event to benefit The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, for which 100 percent of proceeds go directly to research projects.
  • Author Event – Santa Fe author & activist Debra Denker reads & talks about her new book Weather Menders, Sun., Apr. 8 @ 3pm Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Albuquerque
  • Join the Greyhound Adoption League of New Mexico and Texas for a meet-n-greet with their adoptable dogs & learn how to be a foster. Opuntia Café, 922 Shoofly St., Sun, Apr. 8 from 11am- 1:pm
  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe meeting Sat. Apr. 21 from 2-3pm Studio Center (formerly Warehouse 21). Students grades 7 – 12, bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!

  • Mark you calendars for the next 100 Women Who Care Meeting, Wed. May 2 at 6 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple
  • Miyuki Matthews, a senior at Santa Fe Prep, is organizing a golf tournament called Nine & Dine for Parkinson’s.  Miyuki has a family member with Parkinson’s.  She wanted to do something special for the Parkinson’s community in Santa Fe and took this on for her senior project. The event is Saturday, May 5th at the SF Country Club.  Registration starts at 2pm and the Shotgun Start is at 3pm.
    You can go to NMParkinson.org to register, donate or be a sponsor for this event.


Going on Vacation

The Cool List will take a three week pause after today while I am on vacation, but don’t worry…

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Mid-Winter Cheer

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Cool Photo

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Play Day in Our Little Bit of Snow! Photo by Carey Berkus

Cool Pick of the Week

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Marty Stuart at the Lensic – The Grammy winner, Grand Ole Opry star, country music archivist, photographer, musician and songwriter comes to town with support from Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Sat. Jan. 20 at 7:30pm at the Lensic.

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Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Stand Up~Show up~ Speak Up: Santa Fe Women’s March, Sun. Jan. 21 begins at noon at the Roundhouse & ends at the Plaza at 1pm. Poster party on Jan. 20 from 2-4pm at 1420 Cerrillos Rd. Bring poster boards, markers & imagination to create your own board for the march. Email here for more information. T-Shirts for the march are on sale now at Roadrunner Printing, 1235 Siler Rd.
  • RSVP for the next Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon. Wed. Jan. 24. We’ll meet at Cowgirl restaurant at noon and our guest speaker this time will be Heloise Jones, local author & writing coach. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends and perhaps new clients. $25 at the door. If you would like to be a future guest speaker, please email Jody Feagan at jodyville@yahoo.com.

  • Andi Sutherland hosts EFT Tapping Meetup: Tapping into Wealth. The group will explore the issue of personal, familial and cultural scarcity and after an hour of tapping, we’ll leave with nervous systems that are more secure in their experience of abundance and wealth. Wed., Jan. 24th, in the Library at the Hotel Santa Fe (Cerrillos & Paseo de Peralta) 7:00 – 8:30, cost $19.  No previous EFT Tapping experience is necessary.  Details and RSVP here.
  • Film & Speaker: A screening of Merci Congo, about the conflict minerals trade in East Congo and the amazing activists who are working to change the situation there. Neema Namadamu, one of the activists featured in the film, will speak about her work empowering women in the region and changing the paradigm there through grassroots organizing. This event is free and open to the public. Donations
    gratefully accepted. RSVP requested to admin@studiocentersf.org  Fri. Jan. 26 at 6pm at The Studio Center of Santa Fe (formerly Warehouse 21)
  • League of Women Voters – Get help from the Santa Fe County chapter of the nonpartisan nonprofit to learn all about ranked-choice voting, figure out where to vote, and then register to do so, if you haven’t already. Fri. Jan. 26, 3-5 pm at Devargas Mall
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Feinaugural meeting Sat. Jan 27, 2-3pm for grades 8th – 12th at The Studio Center of Santa Fe (formerly Warehouse 21)
  • 100 Women Who Care in Santa Fe Next Meeting – Wed. Feb. 7, from 6-7 pm at the Scottish Rite Temple

Other Coolness

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Oh Happy Autumn!

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The aspens are turning! Oh happy autumn!!

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Cool Pick of the Week:

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Wise Fool’s Fabulous Fall Cabaret. Wise Fool’s advanced students, professional performers, and youth will present acts that dazzle and delight. Aerial hoop, silks, unicycling, trapeze, clowning, spoken word and more! And all proceeds support Wise Fool’s programming for youth and adults in our studio, in the public schools, and beyond! Two shows, Sat. Sept. 30th 4pm and 8pm

Tickets $15 Adult

$5 child (12 and under)
$10-15 sliding scale for financial need discount

1131 Siler Rd, Suite B, call (505) 992-2588 for directions

 


Cool Posts You’ve Shared:

  • New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) is inviting you to a free event that celebrates life over death, love over hate, and art over guns.  Oct. 7th 5:30 -7 P.M. at CCA Email Miranda Viscoli for info
  • Need Volunteers for the Mayor’s BallThe Mayor’s Ball  is an annual gala created to bring awareness to and raise funds for chosen nonprofit organizations. On Saturday, October 21st at the Santa Fe Convention Center, Communities in Schools NM and The Food Depot will be recognized for their great work and we need volunteers to make the sold out, 650-guest event simply magnificent. By volunteering at the event (or with setup or breakdown the day before and after), you’ll be supporting these nonprofits and the children and families they serve. Check out the Volunteer Enrollment Form for more details and contact Melanie Lenci with any questions.
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Santa Fe is on Sat. Oct. 7 raises money for breast cancer research and patient support services. Questions? email Jessica Duncan
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for sponsors and auction donors for their upcoming Golden Ticket Gala coming up on Oct. 7th. Contact Stacy Fischer for more info
  • If you’d like to learn EFT Tapping or improve your technique, please join Andi Sutherland for EFT Tapping Basics: A Condensed EFT Level 1 Workshop on October 14 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Fe.
    Registration is necessary.  Call Andi at 505-310-1465 or email andi@andisutherland.com

Enter to Win a FREE ONE HOUR MASSAGE from Jennifer Lamprey
Licensed Massage Therapist – one entry per person only – must live in the Santa Fe area – CLICK HERE to enter

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Cool  Ideas

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Bike to Work Week in Santa Fe

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Santa Fe Bike to Work (or to Yoga) Week

May 13 – 21, 2017

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Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Celebrate Cycling in Santa Fe with Santa Fe Bike Week. Events include: 5/14 Women’s Bike Ride, 5/16 Bicycle Parade, 5/17 Bike to School Day, 5/19 Bike & Brew Festival, 5/20 Pageant for Vintage Bikes, and more!  www.biketoworksantafe.com


Cool Posts to Share:

  • RSVP for the next Women 2 Women Luncheon Wed. May 17, noon, at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker, Hillary Randolph, Owner of Wear Your GRACE. Her talk is titled Wear the Difference, BE the Difference. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends & connections!
  • Grand Opening 7 Arts Gallery, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Fri. May 12, at 125 Lincoln St. – meet the artists – drinks & snacks
  • Mini-Workshop: “The Writer’s Block Myth – Get Past Stuck” with Heloise Jones at Vista Grande Public Library Wed. May 17, 7 – 8 pm – FREE
  • At our May 2nd meeting of 100 Women Who Care we voted to support Resolve/Impact, a violence prevention program in New Mexico. If you were not able to attend, please send your check today to Katie Rountree. At the meeting we also heard presentations from STEM Santa Fe & NM Parkinson’s Coalition – all doing great work in Santa Fe!


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Run for the Roses Weekend

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Don’t forget your Kentucky Derby Day Hat!

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Cool Posts to Share:

  • Book Signing/Presentation – Nancy Reyner will present a free talk & demonstration for her newly released book, Create Perfect Paintings at the Artisan Art Supply store in Santa Fe on Sat. May 6 from 1:30 to 3 pm.
  • RSVP for the next Women 2 Women Luncheon Wed. May 17, noon, at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker, Hillary Randolph, Owner of Wear Your GRACE. Her talk is titled Wear the Difference, BE the Difference. Come with ideas, stories to share and leave with new friends & connections!
  • At our May 2nd meeting of 100 Women Who Care we voted to support Resolve/Impact, a violence prevention program in New Mexico. If you were not able to attend, please send your check today to Katie Rountree. At the meeting we also heard presentations from STEM Santa Fe & NM Parkinson’s Coalition – all doing great work in Santa Fe!


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Happy Springtime!

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I love Paris in the springtime!

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Tuileries in Paris


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • New Mexico Women in Film quadri-city Film Fiesta! in Las Vegas, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe, April 20-23, 2017 – The NMWIF FIESTA! 2017 screens from 5pm – 9pm each day with an intermission 6:30pm – 7:30pm.  All Access Tickets for each location are $15. Limited seating…all showings expected to sell out!

Cool Posts to Share:

  • Mark your calendars for the next meeting of 100 Women Who Care Tuesday, May 26-7pm at the Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez. We’ll put the names of local non-profits in a hat & draw out 3. We’ll hear a short presentation from each, then vote. Whichever one wins, we each write a check for $100 & raise $10,000 in one hour! If $100 is a bit too much, bring a friend & join as a team!
  • Volunteers needed for Women Build with Habitat for Humanity Thursday,
    May 11 & Friday, May 12 – site location 59 Willow Back Road in Santa Fe.
  •  Register Now for 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Santa Fe

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Happy Easter

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Coconut Macaroon Birds’ Nests

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Cool Pick of the Week: 

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Film & Panel Discussion –  
Antarctica Ice & Sky with a post film panel discussion will feature scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory who study Antarctic ice sheets and their relationship to global climate models.  A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Climate Masters and the Santa Fe Watershed Association. Violet Crown, Wed. Apr. 19th at 6:30 PM.


Cool Posts to Share:

  • Last Chance to RSVP for Apr. 19 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. Don’t forget to bring a book donation for the Free Little Library at Pasatiempo Senior Center!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch
  • Silver Bullet Productions, a non profit educational film company, is presenting a benefit concert with Doug Montgomery and Maura Dhu Studi at Vanessie to raise funds for underserved communities, schools, and tribes. Wed. Apr. 19th, 6:00 pm

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Springtime in Santa Fe

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photo credit: Katie Rountree

Trailer for Seagull

Seagull-PosterjpgAt the March SFW2W luncheon, 2 Cats Productions presented the trailer for their new short film, Seagull. In case you missed it, here is the link: https://vimeo.com/209470106

2 Cats Productions is the collaboration between New Mexico Writer/Producer Catherine Fridey & New Mexico Actor/Director Catharine Pilafas. Between the two, they wrote, directed, produced and starred in the six minute short film that they are now hoping to take to film festivals. If you’d like to help these creative and talented women by sponsoring a film fest application fee (anywhere from $25 to $100 per application) they’d love your help. Contact Catherine Fridey at chezantoinette@gmail.com or Catharine Pilafas at catharine.ep@gmail.com


Cool Pick of the Week: 

  • Change Yourself, Change Your Life. The Ultimate Mind Workshop with Dr. Mao Shing Ni, doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, a best-selling author, board-certified anti-aging specialist and co-founder of Yo San University and the Tao of Wellness, award-winning centers for acupuncture and integrative medicine with offices in Southern California. He’ll be in Santa Fe for a one-day workshop Sun., Apr. 9,  9 am – 5 pm at the IHM Retreat Center,  50 Mt. Carmel Road – you can register here: https://infinichi.com/

Cool Posts to Share:

  • Mark you calendars for Ap. 19RSVP 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.
  • New Gallery in Town! Stop in sometime to the new 7 Arts Gallery at 125 Lincoln. It’s an artist-to-public art gallery and studio…think farm-to-table restaurant, and one of our 100 Women Who Care members, Karen Milstein is an artist there. See the gallery & works-in-progress in the studio area – kinda cool!
  • Book Talk from author, Heloise JonesThe Writer’s Block Myth – A Guide to Get Past Stuck & Experience Lasting Creative Freedom. You’ll glean insights and tools to help you move forward. Sat., Apr. 15, 2 – 3 pm, SF Library – Main Branch

    Yummy Spring Recipe

     

     

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    Zucchini, Feta, Mint Quiche


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Forsythias in Bloom

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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

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 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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March Madness

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Snow on daffodils…March madness!


Cool Pick of the Week: This is so awesome!

Posts to Share:

  • 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

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


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