New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez was born in El Paso, Texas in 1959. In 1961, United States President Barack Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry was born in Waterloo, Iowa in 1962. These three leaders were born at the end of the American baby boom. Boomers are the post World War II generation that stretched from 1946 - 1964. Obama, Martinez, and Berry all made history, just by…Continue
Added by Brian Fejer on January 25, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
I knew about Renny Golden long before we met. I had read her first poetry collection, back in the 1980s, because the other poet with whom she collaborated on that book had a daughter who was a good friend of my youngest daughter—the intergenerational webs that encircled and uplifted us back then. As…Continue
It's no secret that I am a major blueshead. When I want to hear some scorching, in-your-face, screaming blues guitar, I go listen to the Memphis P. Tails. Many members of this band have come and gone, but the mainstay has always been guitarist Darin Goldston. This is one hard working band. Whether playing blues festivals or Molly's up in Tijeras, they never…Continue
We love the folks at Humble Coffee Company and we love you, our readers and friends. Naturally, it makes sense to make an introduction.
We've got a $20 gift card to Humble Coffee just waiting to be…Continue
If you don't know already, I do videos (okay, technically slideshows with music using my wife's wonderful photos from our adventures around the state). I am going to start sharing some of these videos with the Fix Family hoping that it will inspire you to get out and see our wonderful city and state.........and maybe you will take photos and do videos for the rest of us - ha ha ha
I assume most of you city dwellers have been up to the top of the Hotel Parq Central for a drink....…
Added by Adelita on January 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Zuni Mountain Railway log cars at the Santa Fe Railway depot in Albuquerque wait to be switched to the sawmill. On the left may be seen the Albuquerque passenger depot and the Alvarado Hotel. From the Albuquerque Morning Journal 1908, found on the …Continue
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…Continue
Hearts, love, and kisses have been on my mind a lot lately, both the real kind and also the Valentine-y kind. In a couple of weeks (24 days, to be exact) we will celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. I am one of those types who doesn’t care if it is a Hallmark holiday, I like getting mushy cards and…Continue
Yes, it snowed last night. I can confirm that because I live in Belen where we don't have a "snow hole" created by the winds screaming westward through Tijeras Canyon. So, I wouldn't recommend hitting the road today but, I hope this video wets your appetite for Exploring New Mexico later in the year!
This is some of my favorite pavement in New Mexico! …
Valerie Martínez is a poet, teacher, translator, playwright, librettist, editor and collaborative artist. She is a patient, generous, tenacious, organized, and witty woman living in Albuquerque who commits her time to building community and…Continue