I knew about Renny Golden long before we met. I had read her first poetry collection, back in the 1980s, because the other poet with whom she collaborated on that book had a daughter who was a good friend of my youngest daughter—the intergenerational webs that encircled and uplifted us back then. As…Continue
It's no secret that I am a major blueshead. When I want to hear some scorching, in-your-face, screaming blues guitar, I go listen to the Memphis P. Tails. Many members of this band have come and gone, but the mainstay has always been guitarist Darin Goldston. This is one hard working band. Whether playing blues festivals or Molly's up in Tijeras, they never…Continue
If you've ever headed south on I-25 from ABQ, you may have seen it. At the second exit for Belen, there is......or was......a large water tank on the west side of the highway with a huge Belen High School Eagle painted on it.
Well, it's coming down today. Supposedly it was built in 1952. It hasn't been…Continue
Agh! Cold weather and a terrible cold! At least I get to stay in today. I'm looking for some great chicken soup and hoping someone will have a suggestion. One thing -- I don't think I can take creamy or super-chunky (though I can strain what I get).…Continue
I guess it's common sense to assume that being in the middle of a desert, Albuquerque doesn't have much to offer as far as seafood goes. But is that true? I can only call upon the few times I've had it here to make a judgement call but I'd like to…Continue