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Point of View…from La Cruz and the World!

Quite a week. But, a quiet week in La Cruz. This is the second time we have lived out of the country during the lead-up to a national election. And, I highly recommend it. Of course, we stay connected. I am a bit of a news junkie, political junkie and junkie of all trades somewhat leading back, I think, to my days as a journalism major at Kansas. I like to see the story presented…

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Is it fair to compare LoDo, RiNo, or LoHi to our current neighborhood…NoBu?

NoBu (North of Bucerias) We were feeling a bit adrift down here in La Cruz, always reading about the latest trend, restaurant, rent outrage or neighborhood mayhem back in LoHi. Or, RiNo. Or, LoDo. (You know who you are.) So, we came up with our own catchy neighborhood name, NoBu. Because we are, in fact, just north of the trendy, in some peoples’ minds anyway, Bucerias. Not everyone recognizes it as such. I, personally, find it…

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Transformers and Transformations

When we left Downtown Denver this last time in early April, we jumped in a car and drove to the Oregon Coast to visit our friend Jerry for a couple of weeks. And there, we are literally on the coast. It is a place conducive to watching the wind and rain, reading a book, doing work on a book proposal, catching up on articles long stored for reading on the computer, marveling at the waves…

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At La Cruz…5 Fridays, 5 Mexican Restaurants and a Couple of Familiar Songs!

One custom we tend to pack up and take with us wherever we go…or live…is our weekly Friday night out. Usually a couple of cold beers in an interesting place followed by a dinner I would be unlikely to cook at home. When in LoDo, and the weather is good, we often occupy part of the deck at the Wynkoop. From there it’s an easy stroll to Mangiamo Pronto for some fine pasta. Or, to…

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