"I feel as though I've been watching this poverty creep it's way into the USA for a long time.
In '78 I visited Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile.
In BA the taxista told us "somos todos millonarios" because the…"
"Adelita, don't forget you can check out lots of locals at keepitquerque.org. There you can see the ABQ study that shows if Burqueños spend just 10% - any 10%, no matter how much - of their budgets at locally owned, independently operated…"
Born ABQ, spent several years in CA, travelled in SA, back in ABQ w/ BAFA working as an AdMan since 87 (started that in CA) occasional Actor, frequent Commercial Artist (the voices in my head do what YOU tell them to) and rider of bikes, skies, canoes, kayaks and the like.
Currently on the Membership Committee for the Albuquerque Independent Business Alliance.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
The Outdoors, the ease with which one can ease into nature (and still make it back in time for a shower and/or a hot-tub). The lively Arts scene sans some of the pretension.
More like WHAT I'VE READ: Fiction leans toward Lee Child, John Sandford and James Lee Burke. Non-fiction includes "Fingerprints of the Gods," Graham Hancock; "Stumbling on Happiness," Daniel Gilbert; "The Geography of Bliss," Eric Weiner; "The Deep Economy," Bill McKibben; "One World Ready or Not"by William Greider; Histories by David McCullough, The Autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Benvenuto Cellini...
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