Dick Chingadero
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Where I Live:
Over yonder.
About Me:
50-ish. College English Teacher. Total Fraud.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
The bosque/North Valley. Chile. The Food, man. The fooood. Reasonably bike friendly
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Right of Thirst by Frank Huyler

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End of a Friggin Era

Posted on November 24, 2009 at 5:00pm 14 Comments

My sister just sent me an email. The Hofbrau's gone. Even though it was more recently known as Penn Station, it will always remain in the hearts of the countless barflies who passed through its doors each morning as The Hofbrau.

"Gone" as in bulldozed. To the ground. It's dead. Nicht mehr. Bleeding deceased.

I worked (and lived) at the Hofbrau back in the early to mid-1980s along with my ex-wife and ex-girlfriend and a cast of characters including world famous bartender… Continue

Margaret Atwood

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 10:16pm 2 Comments

For those who haven't heard, Margaret Atwood is doing a reading at UNM on Monday evening from her new book, "The Year of the Flood," the post-apocalyptic/dystopic sequel (or is the prequel?) to Oryx & Crake. Atwood may be best known for her novel "The Handmaid's Tale." Her stuff is gruesome and creepy and edgy and gets under your skin.

The reading is at… Continue

Using "The Dad Voice" as a Rhetorical Tool: Day 8 as a T.A.

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 7:30pm 6 Comments

As I've mentioned, I received a Teaching Assistantship from UNM to cover my tuition in the Creative Fiction MFA program there. Calling it an assistantship is not quite right. Unlike other departments, where a professor lectures and a TA administers tests and grades homework, in the English department, TAs are on the front lines, with the first year TAs teaching freshman composition (which we do in exchange for our tuition.) I've been posting updates on the teaching over at the the… Continue

What is this plant?

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 8:40am 3 Comments

I'm sure there's a forum for this but I'm not sure where. My sister found this camping in the Jemez. Anyone know what it is?

The REAL reason I live in NM

Posted on August 13, 2009 at 9:00pm 32 Comments

This afternoon I was driving down north 4th and it hit me. The real reason I live in New Mexico.

For several weeks now, at the Walmart on Coors Bypass there's been caution tape around a wall of shopping carts, and off in the corner a propane tank and a blackened metal cage.

But today, there was the aroma of fresh roasted green chile. I'd venture to say that there are few, if any, other locales in the U.S. that have a comparable aroma announcing a season. You don't smell… Continue

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At 3:58pm on March 31, 2011, Blue Mesa Review said…
No you are! Thanks buddy!
At 11:32am on May 10, 2009, Rob Creighton Garrison said…
Hello, and pardon the lapse. I didn't see this until this morning.

I worked for a stairparts distributer (newels, balasters, fittings, mouldings) as a warehouseman/receiving and returns clerk until a layoff diverted fortunes and led my wife and me here. much as I enjoyed my job and the great people with whom I worked, it wouldn't hurt my feelings at all to try something new, so I'm exploring opportunities. Would be nice to make a living blogging, but I'm betting a few ex-newspaper journalists would dispute that.

Not sure what my DSM-IV profile would be as regards my employability, but a call to my last employer might elicit a stutter or two at the mention of my name.

Portland's unemployment rate has now exceeded 12%, so I have one more reason among many to be happy to be 'mongst ye.

What do you do, Dick? If I may ask?

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