February 2012 Stories (16)

The Sunday Poem: Zachary Kluckman... Cars Become Metronomes in the Rain

Zachary Kluckman is a poet of many moods and colors…and just the right phrase for every one of them.

Zach Kluckman's anthology of New Mexican poets, Earthships: A New Mecca Poetry Collection, was a finalist in the 2008 NM Book Awards. Past publications include the New York Quarterly, Dos…


Added by The DitchRider on February 26, 2012 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

What is Wrong With Baby Boomers

Whats wrong with one of the Biggest Demographics in Albuquerque?

They have jobs, own homes, buy cars and travel Yet most of the people that market buisness in Albuquerque Avoid us baby boomers WHY?

I program Oldies Kool 107.5 and all our Advertisers report that the GET results from Ads on Our Station.

So then why do Local biz people who put their money in the hands of Agencies to market there Biz Avoid

Baby Boomers? Why?

If you own or run a Biz in…


Added by Craig Collins on February 25, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments


WE WIN!...

BunnytownUSA (in Albuquerque's South Broadway 'hood) gets a new re-cycling cart in March...Whoo Hoo!

Albuquerque will soon expnad their collectible container program at streetside. Our city has been woefully behind in this endeavor nationally...But finally, Big Blue Containers here we come...Some areas will be expanding with this program in March...Others not until end of 2012...

For once our neighborhood is IN...We may have lost our City…


Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 24, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Always Right?

     A woman dabs on a bit of perfume for her night out. She and her husband are seeing a show in Popejoy Hall. They arrive at their seats. The man next to them complains to the ushers that the…


Added by Terry S. Davis on February 24, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Best in the West

Where are/were you today? Out camping, snow skiing, buying mattresses, or werer you at the Pandemonious Pit where the UNM NM Lobos tarred and feathered the Number 11 team in the nation on Nationally televised CBS Sports in HD?…ABQ and The Pit have not looked this great on decades…Go Lobos.

LOBOS take a 65-45 toppling upset over UNLV…All of Albuquerque looked great today Nationwide at The Pit. A lot of negative things about UNM athletics were washed away in a scathing win today…


Added by Jeff Hartzer on February 18, 2012 at 1:07pm — 1 Comment

Talking Tomorrow

     Tomorrow, I’m giving a talk at Bookworks on Rio Grande.

     No, I haven’t written a book. Nor am I signing copies of…


Added by Terry S. Davis on February 17, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Karin Bradberry... Three Love Poems

In most parts of the country, by February everyone is tired of the gray, sunless skies and bitter cold mornings.  Valentine's Day could not come at a better time.  We are more than ready.  Maybe that's why I thought we could use three poems this morning.  They are better than a warm roll and a second cup…


Added by The DitchRider on February 12, 2012 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

Lessons from a Pro

     I love talking to people about theater, especially people who do it on bigger stages than I, so to speak. I got that opportunity last spring when I interviewed Jeff Moss, director for both …


Added by Terry S. Davis on February 10, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Local for V-day via Etsy

Browsing for something special for V-day? Me too! I had a glimpse over some fabulous LOCAL etsy sellers, yup they all stock their online shops right here in Albuquerque!

Each shop name is in "" and if you wanna surf local etsy shops...type Albuquerque in the local searchbar...over 10'000 local made items...this is just a few I like.…


Added by Flozilla on February 8, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Self Serve's Alternative Valentine's Guide for ABQ

Why have a boring Valentine's Day?  Come to think of it, why have a boring month?  There are lots of creative Valentine's Date ideas in our guide, and plenty of fun events for singles to live it up.  Not feeling creative?  Now you have no excuse!  Do something fun.  Start today.…


Added by Self Serve on February 7, 2012 at 12:28am — No Comments

I forgot to take a step back

I don't know how these things happen. One minute someone was saying everyone who wants to be president of the University Heights Association board step forward...  and everyone else stepped back. 


        And there I was.


Let me tell you a little bit about the University Heights…


Added by JeSais on February 6, 2012 at 10:00am — 11 Comments


In New Mexico, times have been tough. The Land of Enchantment has been gripped by economic uncertainty for over three years now. But, after almost half a decade living year-to-year (and sometimes month-to-month), New Mexico may be turning a corner and it’s time we got serious about a new, long-term vision for the Land of Enchantment.  We must stop rehashing the same old issues and put forth some bold new initiatives.


The time is right…


Added by Tim Keller on February 5, 2012 at 8:57pm — 1 Comment

South Valley Valentine

South Valleys Valentine…


Added by Lonnie anderson on February 5, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Ungelbah Davila... Tropicana

The email said, "Like cheap hotel rooms?  I got a poem for ya DitchRider."  She was, of course, referring to Katherine Johnson-Ficklen's wonderful piece, …


Added by The DitchRider on February 5, 2012 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Age Appropriate

     When my daughter, Nina, was almost three, her favorite movie was Disney’s Cinderella. She also liked the black and white made-for-TV version starring Leslie Ann Warren. She had learned how to operate the VCR and would play the tapes at…


Added by Terry S. Davis on February 3, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Good Samaritan Saves Dog

Added by Dave on February 2, 2012 at 1:55pm — 1 Comment

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