My father owns a Kindle.
It's not actually his fault. If given the choice between a gift of a Kindle and say, a watch*, I'd might've chosen the e-reader, too. But wow, the day I called home and heard that he was the proud new owner of a device that's often blamed for recent indie bookstore closures... I guess you could say I was a little surprised. After nearly four years of semi-ranting about the issues small businesses face in the wake of Amazon, I was admittedly a little…Continue
In the recently completed 2011 legislative session, Senate Bill 17 (Keller, D-Albuquerque and Neville, R-Aztec), a bill designed to complete State Investment Council reforms by removing the governor as chairperson, passed with wide bipartisan support. It now sits on the governor’s desk waiting to be…
Added by Tim Keller on March 30, 2011 at 8:44am — No Comments
Crossposted at my blogspot blog
Been poking my way through Mid-Region Council of Government's 2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and let me chime in on what I think it says about ABQ.
Added by Don McIver on March 29, 2011 at 6:04pm — No Comments
Added by Samara on March 29, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
CABEZON ROAD--"There are two kinds of people in this world," he said. I looked at him as he leaned backwards in his chair. It was 1967 and I was visiting someone I barely knew on his houseboat in Sausalito. A real Paul Klee hung on the wall behind him. Still, I doubted he would say anything…Continue
Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on March 28, 2011 at 7:51pm — No Comments
I've sat with, written about, and truly believe that it was not until I had exceeded 10,000 hours of hands-on massage therapy in my private practice, that I BEGAN to have some true mastery over my craft, skill and technique. Now, as I approach 20,000 hours in this field, I'm sinking in deeper to the next level. I love this quote that came through my in-box early this morning:
"... ten thousand hours of practice is required to achieve the level of mastery associated with…Continue
Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on March 28, 2011 at 7:48pm — No Comments
For most couples getting divorced using the process of mediation can save them thousands of dollars, many months, and an untold amount of stress. The trick is seeking mediation early in the process rather than months down the line when the court orders it. Regardless of whether or not you have attorneys…Continue
Added by Kelly Vickers on March 28, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments
reposted from crash[blank]
today monster paws premiers their second music video, "ray of light," right here on crash[blank] for your viewing and listening pleasure. this is the second video off their…Continue
Added by Samara on March 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
If the end of winter makes you stir crazy then there may be no better escape than a quick trip to New Mexico’s fanciest fishing hole.
Sandia Lakes’ recently remodeled park located just south of Bernalillo on the State Road 313 features spectacular scenery, excellent accommodations, spacious…Continue
Added by Karl F. Moffatt on March 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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By David Steinberg
Journal Staff Writer
Interested in buying a signed first edition of Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless…
Added by Acequia Booksellers on March 28, 2011 at 9:45am — No Comments
Cross posted in Carless in Albuquerque
Added by Don McIver on March 28, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments
A year ago this past February, I was living in Albuquerque, happily puttering along when the…Continue
It's tax season again, a time filled with meaning for both the employed and those who are not. Richard Vargas continues to explore the American dream.
Vargas graduated from UNM's Creative Writing program in December 2010, and was awarded his MFA with distinction. He just edited…Continue