Donald E. George
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Donald E. George replied to Molly McCoy Brack's discussion Favorite Old Restaurants in Albuquerque in the group Born in 'Burque
"I remember attending the grand opening of Winrock  in the fall of 1960. We no longer had to shop at Nob Hill or downtown.Stromberg Men's Wear, Paris Shoe Store and Cook Sporting Goods all had nice stores at Winrock. Albuquerque National…"
Nov 20, 2013
Donald E. George replied to Stan Kravitz's discussion What's the seediest corner in Albuquerque?
"Kathryn and Sam Mateo,southwest corner. The exising building was a Phillips 66 service station in 1955. I believe the owner's son was named Paul Pizzoli. The area east to Louisiana was a very nice residential area with many professional people."
Aug 30, 2013
Donald E. George replied to Stan Kravitz's discussion What's the seediest corner in Albuquerque?
"Vehicle up on cinder blocks with engine,transmission,suspension components et.al. spread around. Mighty nice landscaping."
Aug 30, 2013
Donald E. George replied to Stan Kravitz's discussion What's the seediest corner in Albuquerque?
"Close but no cigar. It's Central Avenue from the mouth of Tijeras Canyon to the top of Nine Mile Hill. Looks like a scene from Juarez. Old John S., the Joads and Will R. would roll over in their graves if they could see The…"
Aug 22, 2013
Donald E. George commented on Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: The Dead Can't Vote
"I've been trying to remember the name of the long time political boss[re: hack] in Rio Arriba county. Was it Emilio Naranajo? . Your man won yesterday Dee. Congradulations."
Nov 7, 2012
Donald E. George commented on The DitchRider's blog post The Sunday Poem: Jules Nyquist... Someone Stole My Obama Sign.
"In our part of Nebraska, it's hard to find an Obama sign to steal. We are voting for Obama,probaly two of about ten in this town of 1950 who will vote for Obama. Sarah Palin just called to solicit a vote for that tinhorn fourflusher whom I…"
Nov 6, 2012
Donald E. George commented on Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: The Dead Can't Vote
"Well when I was growing up in Albuquerque in the forties and fifties,individuals who had been dead for decades voted in some northern counties. Rio Arriba was probably the worst for downright voter fraud.  My grandma always said that it…"
Nov 6, 2012
Donald E. George replied to Norio Hayakawa's discussion WAKE UP NOW! Conference to be held in Albuquerque on April 29, 30 and May 1 in the group Metaphysics Albuquerque
"Trying to prove the incredible by appealing to the unintelligible. Than you H L Mencken."
Aug 24, 2012
Donald E. George replied to JMG's discussion You go, KOBTV News!
"KOB has always been the leader in news. When I was growing up in Albuquerque, KOB and KGGM were the only radio stations in town. KOB was first with TV. I think it was 1952. There was a hardware store in the 8300 block of Central NE that had a…"
Aug 22, 2012
Donald E. George replied to Samantha Anne Carrillo's discussion BrBa Haiku in the group Breaking Bad
"My cable provider didn't cary Breaking Bad last year because of the asking price. The show is back on this season. So what happened to that butt-ugly Aztec that Walt drove? I was hoping that someone would use a HellFire missle to blown it to…"
Aug 22, 2012
Donald E. George replied to JMG's discussion You go, KOBTV News!
"Bring back the days of George Mahoney and his sidekick in nonsense,Art Tillery. Listened to those two every morning on my way to  classes at College of Saint Joseph on the Rio Grande. Hard to believe it has been over a half centurty since I…"
Aug 20, 2012
Donald E. George replied to jack's discussion Sandia foothills in the group Born in 'Burque
"My brothers,friends and I were all over the Sandia foothills in the 40s and 50s and never encountered a "hermit." Monzanos too."
Aug 19, 2012
Donald E. George replied to David's discussion Old Time Albuquerque Car Dealers in the group Born in 'Burque
"Ed Black was located on the west side of San Mateo ,maybe three blocks south of Central. Another dealer started selling cars on the east side of San Mateo in about the same location two or three years before Ed Block started his dealership."
Aug 19, 2012
Donald E. George replied to David's discussion Old Time Albuquerque Car Dealers in the group Born in 'Burque
"That is right Mark. Do you know where Galles was located in 1950? Or the location of the Ford dealer in 1950 which showed up in "Breaking Bad" several years ago. Here is a tough one. What was the location of the first Toyota dealer in…"
Aug 19, 2012
Donald E. George replied to Kathleen "Kat" Wruck's discussion Heat Pumps in Albuquerque
"Go with straight refrigerated air conditioning with forced air gas heating. Evap coolers were once effective in Albuquerque but not anymore."
Apr 7, 2012
Donald E. George replied to Anora Jensen's discussion Accurate Psychic??
"Good advice CLCNM. There is no intelligence in paying a scam artist to tell you nonsense.Maybe try reading " Demon Haunted World" by Dr. Carl Sagan. And from one who was living in Albuquerque in 1947, it was a high altitude…"
Mar 25, 2012

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Where I Live:
Albion,NE 68620
About Me:
Grew up in Albuquerque during WWll and Korea. Lived on the east mesa when houses were few and far between. Remember when Morningside was the east city limits.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
The Sandias,especially the crest when the clouds are low
My Website:
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What I'm Reading:
Omaha World Herald[publication of record for the state of Nebraska. Newsweek, MotorTrend,Money, Kiplinger Financial Report,my monthly investment statement. All book by Richard Dawkins.

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