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December 16, 2019
Seasonal Merriment
Good food, delectable desserts, and shared laughter were the highlights of our Santa Fe Chapter holiday gathering. After enjoying the feast and catching up, we had some fun with a holiday gift swap. After numbers were randomly chosen, the first person opened her gift and the following people selected their gifts and could ‘swap’ it for any previous gifts. Finally, the first person was able to survey all the other gifts and choose her favorite.

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Several TTN members stood up and carried our chapter banner in the 2nd Santa Fe Women's March on January 21, 2018.Read more...

At our holiday party, TTN members contributed 87 pair of socks and 27 beanies, six of which were hand knitted! Cash donations totaling $27 were spent buying more items. Thank you to Lynne Frimond for originating the idea of doing something for the elderly and making sure we had enough to distribute that day - and a big thank you to our members for their generosity!Read more...

Recently at the stunning KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque, nine women entrepreneurs, innovators, artists, and activists gave their signature dynamic talk on a wide range of subjects. Each one was designed to inspire, educate and empower New Mexican women. And they did! From entering the theater to leaving, the high, positive energy of the volunteers, speakers and audience was palpable. Our carpool ride home was non-stop, enthusiastic idea sharing!Read more...

October 22, 2017
Flight #18
We gathered in Sue Benedict's sunny kitchen and piled in two cars for the ride to Albuquerque, talking the whole way- laughing, telling stories, getting to know each other. 


The tickets we purchased said "Flight #18" and that's what it was! We lifted off the ground and went 2 miles straight up, up, up, over the canyon below us, above the 3 story high rocks, over the first tower, and across the great gaping open space. We were holding on for dear life, thrilled and terrified both. 

At the top it was windy and brisk. The views were liberating, expansive, and vast. 
What an adventure! What a good time getting to know some amazing women! What a blessing to be part of TTN. Read more...


Seeing the dawn patrol balloons fill and glow and rise into the crisp morning sky was magical and surreal, like watching an animated movie with billion dollar special effects, only this was real life! We watched them with wonder as they flew through the dark, and filled with fire every few seconds. The sight and the feeling was outdone only by the mass ascension when row after row of these air-filled works of art floated above us, and beyond us, and all around. Pictures cannot do it justice, though apparently, the Albuquerque Balloon festival is the most photographed event on earth.Read more...

September 10, 2017
Melodrama Madness!
TTN members and guests pose with "Boozeanna Martinis" (actress Libby King) after thoroughly enjoying the 2017 Fiesta Melodrama at the Santa Fe Playhouse. Subtitled "A Down Home Dance Hall Drama or Sister, Can You Spare A Sanguich or A Very Kofveve Council D onspiracy," the annual production has since 1919 lampooned local news and politics. In addition to Boozeanna (who was presented with a huge VETO stamp), thinly disguised 2017 characters included Linda Villa-Malland Savannah ScandelaraRead more...

Following a scenic potluck tailgate party, TTN members and guests enjoyed a series of arias from this season's operas presented by the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Showcase featuring singing and technical apprentices.

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TTN members traveled to El Rancho de las Golondrinas on August 5th for their New Mexican Food Fest

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July 13, 2017
Gala Art Opening

A tour of artwork created locally and internationally was enjoyed by several of our members and guests during the Opening Night Preview Party on July 13th of Art Santa Fe, an annual 3-day exhibit at the Santa Fe Convention Center. There were opportunities to speak with the artists and attend demonstrations and panel discussions.

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July 8, 2017
Singing for Peace
We had an impressive turnout of TTN members and guests to hear a concert - Why We Sing - by the New Mexico Peace Choir at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe. Read more...

July 8, 2017
It's All Lavender!

On July 8th, 5 women drove to Abiquiu for lunch at the Abiquiu Inn and to tour the events at the annual Lavender Farm Festival, also in Abiquiu. 

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Eleven women, TTN members and non-members, attended the Women in Transition workshop on June 24. Jean Palmer and Ginny Dwyer were the facilitators. The women learned about the three phases of transitions, how to navigate those more successfully and worked on an action plan for themselves. 

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May 17, 2017
Merry Music Makers
On May 17th , Jean Palmer's living room was transformed into a bit of a concert hall with melodies rivaling the best of the songbirds nesting on her portale! 
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Three TTN members participated in this year's Habitat for Humanity Women Build Week which is always held in May.  Sue Benedict, Lynn Frimond and I met at 8:30 at the Oshara build site on Willow Back Road. There was a female crew leader, young volunteers from Americorp, staffers from Tom Udall's office and other women who had always wanted to help with construction, about fifteen of us. We were given our work belts and T-shirts and then we toured a house that was almost completed. The families who buy the houses receive no-interest loans and they have to volunteer time on the construction.Read more...


Over fifty members, former members and friends attended the Santa Fe Chapter's Five Year Anniversary party April 17.Read more...

March 17, 2017
March Meanderers!
March found members exploring the Meow Wolfe art gallery, attending a New Member Tea and touring the Museum of Indian Art & Culture!Read more...

On February 22nd, six TTN members gathered on Museum Hill looking forward to a private tour of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to be led by Kay Henriksen, a docent at the museum and also treasurer of our TTN chapter. Alas, a gas leak at the museum forced the building to be evacuated, cancelling our visit! Luckily the hill offers several alternatives and the group quickly chose to explore the nearby Museum of International Folk Art instead.

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TTN members were well represented throughout the historic Women's March on Washington, Santa Fe on January 21st, joining approximately 12,000 locals!Read more...




 

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