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SPANISH MARKET 2012--DAY 1  We're ready for another Santa Fe Spanish Market and I am wearing a vintage Mexican dress......

 Worn with a decorated hat and Spanish Toledo jewelry to attend.........

 The very crowded and busy market in and around the Plaza...........

 And jam packed with gorgeous handcrafted goods from Hispanic artisans............

 Like one of our favorites--the beautiful and talented Judy Ortiz..........

 In the Traditional Market, thes array of straw applique crosses make a fabulous showing.....

 As does this three dimensional San Juan--with his finger over his lips as he is a protector against gossip.......

 Brilliant colors in the Traditional Market.....

 Alongside these delicate soft wood carvings.............

The super glamorous Julia with her crewel embroidery......

 This upside down cross won several awards.  I don't think it was mistakenly hung in this fashion, I suppose it is an homage to St. Peter who opted to be crucified upside down because he felt …
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SFHS CLASS OF'67 MINI-REUNION
 It has been 45 years since we graduated from Santa Fe High School and we decided to celebrate with a scaled down mini-reunion to touch base with old friends and lay the groundwork for a larger event for our 50th in 2017.  Follow this link to a U-Tube posting with music of some of the fun of that night:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3603shcvfw&feature=g-hist

 In order to have a fun event, you need a dedicated committee............

 And some outreach.  Since we were trying to keep expenses at a minimum, we relied mainly on the Internet and word of mouth.  We will get back to our usual detective approach seeking out old classmates for the 50th.

 So, we all congregated at Tiny's for a casual evening of fun.  By the way, if you want to save and print any photo from this posting, simply click on the image to open it up to full size, then right click on the enlarged picture and select "save as" from the menu.  After saving, just back ar…