NOB HILL—A couple months ago, my wife and I bought a small travel trailer. Though new, its style harkens back to the days of the so-called “canned ham” trailers. It was an impulse buy to be sure. What one thinks about when signing the check is a dreamscape of soft breezes, quiet woodland settings, mountain…Continue
CENTRAL AVE. & EUBANK—One of the more distinctive things about Albuquerque is that everybody has an idea of what the city needs in order to make it a better place. We don’t want somebody else planning our part of town, we want to do it. If you don’t believe it, just look at the number of anti-A.R.T. signs up…Continue
NOB HILL—It’s spring. And while the rest of the U.S. is, in the words of the late poet e. e. cummings “mud-luscious” and “puddle-wonderful,” we here in Albuquerque get ready for our usual hot and dry summer.
“Mud-luscious” my ass! It was 98° yesterday. Stick that in your “puddle-wonderful.” It’s…
Albuquerque’s Central Avenue, otherwise famous as Route 66, has been in the news almost daily this spring as people argue whether a new rapid transit configuration pays adequate attention to the history of the route.
From its eastern terminus of Route 66 at the Art Institute of Chicago on Lake Michigan…
ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM, OLD TOWN—The auto show last Sunday at the Albuquerque Museum is reputed the be the largest vintage car show in New Mexico. Officially known as the annual New Mexico Council of Classic Car Clubs Classic Auto Show, it attracts hundreds of cars and many of them are affiliated with the various car…Continue