NOB HILL--Katrina Guarascio's forced resignation from teaching high school in Rio Rancho has brought her a lot of attention. She must be the only poet in history to make the front page of the Albuquerque Journal twice within the span of one week--…Continue
NOB HILL--Time was when The Pit was the big Albuquerque Uniter. The whole town seemed to be there. When one wandered the concourse at half time, there was no doubt that this was the nexus of community focus and spirit. And I mean the whole community...top to bottom, near and far, rich and poor. 18,018…Continue
NOB HILL--Almost everybody has some time off to bug out for a little trip this month. Here's an idea for an adventurous journey through a place you may have never visited: La Jornada del Muerto. I went down there with my son Ivan Diego.
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the Royal Road to…
NOB HILL--When the doorbell rang last week I answered it. Standing on the other side of my screen door was Joseph Benevidez. “I’m looking for work,” he said. “Do you need someone to rake your leaves?”
I had been waiting for someone just like Joseph to show up. “Sure,” I answered. Our yard was full…
NOB HILL--Feeding pigeons is a criminal act...feeding feral pigeons, that is. Even if you have a regular old bird feeder and it attracts “significant numbers of pigeons” or creates “conditions that constitute a pigeon nuisance” you can be fined. Of course, warm-hearted souls who sit on park benches and toss…Continue