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Day Tripping the Rail Runner Express

Rail Runner Express Train at the Santa Fe South Capitol Station at night

A commuter rail system can be a wonderful thing for a community. But, what if your commute doesn't match the rail line? Well, it can be a great way to visit other towns for shopping, recreating and site-seeing. My wife and I decided to take the Rail Runner from Santa Fe to explore Albuquerque last Friday. We weren't the only ones with that idea.

We all have Coal in our Stockings

There is no such thing as clean coal.

The RailRunner Arrives in Santa Fe

RailRunner Inaugural Santa Fe Ride

After years of discussion, construction and waiting the New Mexico RailRunner Express commuter train has arrived in Santa Fe. Today's rides and events marked the official inauguration of train service to Santa Fe with the governor, government officials, other dignitaries and the public in attendance. Regular commuter train service between Albuquerque and Santa Fe begins on Wednesday, December 17th, 2008.

What a Difference an Election Makes

I am stunned and thrilled. President-Elect Barack Obama has made an address via YouTube for the Governor's Global Climate Summit. Barack Obama summed up with the following words:

2008 Santa Fe Green Building Expo

Santa Fe Green Building Summit & Expo logo

What: 2008 Santa Fe Green Building Expo
When: Nov. 21 2pm-6pm; Nov. 22, 10am-6pm; Nov. 23, 10am-5pm
Where: Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM
Cost: FREE to the Public

2008 Santa Fe Ski Swap

2008 Santa Fe Ski Swap

What: Santa Fe Ski & Sport Swap
Where: Genoveva Chavez Community Center, Santa Fe, NM
When: November 14, 15 and 16, 2008

The snow has started to fly and winter is knocking on our door. That means it's time to gear up for winter. If you haven't started shopping for your skis, boots, boards and snow gear don't worry. The annual Santa Fe Ski Team Winter Sports Swap is here! Head over to the Genoveva Chavez Community Center from Friday, Nov. 14 through Sunday the 16th for great deals on new and used snow sports gear.

Schedule:
Friday, Nov. 14th

Santa Fe County Holds Public Hearings on Oil & Gas Ordinance

Timber Oil Derrick circa 1888

Santa Fe County has announced several opportunities in November and December for public involvement in the revision and adoption of the Oil and Gas Element, Oil and Gas Ordinance and Growth Management Element. The following meetings and hearings of the County Development Review Committee (CDRC) and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will be open to the public, and participation is encouraged.

Get Your Winter Ski Stoke On With 'The Pact'

Powderwhore Productions Logo

WHAT: The Pact by Powderwhore Productions
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 13th, 6:00 & 8:30pm
WHERE: CinemaCafé, 1616 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, NM
TICKETS: $10 at the door

Why I Garden #10

Green Tomatoes, Chiles, Tomatillos, Sage & Arugula

Fall is definitely here in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. We've already had a couple of light frosts, but the forecast last night was for a hard freeze. My wife and I went through our garden for the last harvest of the season. We harvested plenty of green Tomatoes, Ancho and Serrano chile peppers, Tomatillos, some of the more tender herbs like Mint, Sage and Basil and a bale of Arugula.

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