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I'm back after being gone for almost four years.No, I wasn't recently released on parole.No, I did not join the French Foreign Legion.No, I wasn't abducted by aliens,I moved to Belen.  Right after that move I got my High Tech career back on track when I accepted a position with an out-of-state company. …See More
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Where I Live:
Belen, NM
About Me:
I love to Explore New Mexico. For videos and photos from my trips around the state, see:

YouTube Channel: RioAbajoBelen
Facebook Page: Exploring New Mexico
Facebook Page: The Hub City - Belen NM
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Certain restaurants, Nob Hill, Ridgecrest, the Sandias, Los Ranchos.....

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I'm Back....

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

I'm back after being gone for almost four years.

No, I wasn't recently released on parole.

No, I did not join the French Foreign Legion.

No, I wasn't abducted by aliens,

I moved to Belen.  Right after that move I got my High Tech career back…

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Going Home

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 1:24pm 0 Comments

My wife was cleaning out some boxes and found an old Carrizozo Newspaper from 1972. In it was a photo of her Grandparents in front of their home back in 1919. My wife posted this on her Facebook page but, I wanted to share it with you along with her comments below and this video that I did a while back called Going Home.



"This is my Grandmother, Grandfather & uncles. The caption says the baby was my mom,…

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Aren't You Glad You're in New Mexico?

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 11:21am 1 Comment

At the time of this posting, it's 43 degrees outside my window down here in Belen with 64% humidity and it's overcast. 

One of my co-worker's lives and work out of his home office in Providence RI.  This is a shot of his front yard this morning.  And they're expecting 8 to 10 more inches of snow in a day or two.…

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A Landmark on I-25 South of Town is Coming Down as I type....

Posted on January 22, 2015 at 12:30pm 6 Comments

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…

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Welcome back, Doug!!

 
 
 

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