Featured Stories – October 2008 Archive (99)

Thank you, Dave, for Loving the Blues

Don't have a picture of Dave, so this will have to do.



This week is KUNM's fundraising drive. Please tune in Wednesday evening, Oct. 22nd, during the Blues Show and donate to KUNM in memory and honor of Dave Denny.

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From: elreytheater@qwestoffice.net

Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:26 AM

Subject: KUNM DJ Dave Denny, 1944-2008



It is with… Continue

Added by JMG on October 21, 2008 at 9:30pm — 17 Comments

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do



I had a girlfriend accuse me once--long ago, when I was much worse at relationships--of being gone from ours long before we'd broken up. It was probably true. And while I've gotten better at being with another person, I have a confession to make: I'm doing it again. Bailing out before the iceberg's even struck. Exiting before the captain's turned off the Fasten Seatbelts sign. Ducking out before the curtain call.



It's true:… Continue

Added by Jessie on October 21, 2008 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

On (possibly) not being able to vote -

Every time I think about voting, I feel ill.



This isn't because I have anything against the candidates, the process, my status as a citizen, or the ultimate outcome. Quite the contrary, actually. All of these things are in place according to how I would wish them in a hypothetical world. Even more so, I'm enjoying history's unfolding every single day and staying informed.



I also did everything I was supposed to do. I went to vote for change dot com and filled out my… Continue

Added by Caroline Blaker on October 21, 2008 at 3:36pm — 7 Comments

Is Albuquerque too big to be pro-America?

Unlike Sarah Palin, I like it big.



Big as in giant men on Harleys cruising down Route 66. Monster ATVs spraying sand at Montessa Park. Shooting ranges, duallys, and football stadium sized mega churches on the… Continue

Added by silencio blue on October 21, 2008 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

In the Backseat with Martin Heinrich

The race for U.S. Congress in District 1 between Martin Heinrich and Darren White is neck and neck. Last Saturday I got a chance to shadow Heinrich as his campaign kicked off the Democrats' Early Voter drive.



NOB HILL--What a day: 3 counties, 8 stops, 11 hours, 251 miles. But it was such a pleasure to be with a candidate that was working harder than anyone around him! I left the campaign car at 7:30 PM. But the Heinrichs still had… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on October 21, 2008 at 11:20am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Reporting Live

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Added by Somegye on October 21, 2008 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Heinrich Launches New Website...Highlights Bush-White Connection

NOB HILL--Martin Heinrich's new website gives plenty of ammo to those wanting to put a few chinks in the armor of his opponent, Bernalillo County's Republican sheriff, Darren White. This campaign has turned increasingly negative...especially White's TV spots which, aside from an initial bio, have been attacking Heinrich 100% of the time. They attack his integrity and character. They lie about taxes. They even… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on October 20, 2008 at 2:00pm — 15 Comments

(Gus) Wagner's (Farm) -- the current Center of My Life





Growing up, the fall lineup of family activities included the occasional trip out to Gus Wagner's to buy squash, corn, and (if I remember) apple cider. As a kid, I hated doing things with my family, so I hated Gus Wagner's.



But now that I'm a grownup (bonk, bonk on the head! bonk-bonk! bonk-bonk!), and these days I work in Corrales about half a mile from there. Gus Wagner's, now just called Wagner's Family Farm (I believe Gus has long since passed away), is… Continue

Added by Khan on October 20, 2008 at 10:30am — 12 Comments

An Open Letter on the Wisdom of Imprisoning Errant Shopping Carts

To the person at the Albuquerque Target on Eubank that didn't corral their shopping cart:



ARRRRRRRGH! In a city as windy as this one you couldn't be bothered to haul your cart five feet to its cozy little cart corral home? And instead you left it to its own devices? Of course, being the delinquent shopping card that it was, it made a beeline for the side of my car? And there I found it, bumped up against the side of my vehicle, proudly… Continue

Added by Alexis on October 20, 2008 at 9:30am — 16 Comments

Morning Fix: Yes, A Bunch of Strangers

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Added by Somegye on October 20, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

DCF & Abq Crafters UNTIE!

It seems that our friendly little community is once again in the local spotlight:

Abq Journal Article Do-It-Yourself Art Is Suddenly Cool With the Eruption of Sites Such As Etsy highlights some awesome things and people going on in town. Good job all you crafty creatures and dynamic divas!

Added by RiRiSynCyr on October 19, 2008 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Growing Up Purple

I’m looking forward to voting this week. One of my earliest childhood memories is of walking down the street on Election Day with both of my parents and my younger brother, whose toddler exuberance was constrained with a baby blue leash child harness.



It was rare that we’d walk somewhere together as a family of four. Most of our family outings involved getting in the car and… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on October 19, 2008 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space Grand Opening Recap!



Many thanks to all who attended our October 17th Grand Opening Celebration!



We were JAMMED all night–in fact, people were lined up and cramming the gallery well before opening even started. It ran almost two hours longer than planned and everyone that dropped by had a great time.



Thanks to everyone who came out to The Wooden Cow's Grand Opening - it was a rousing success - lots of people out enjoying and buying great… Continue

Added by The Wooden Cow Gallery on October 17, 2008 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Voters to Consider Regional Transit on November 4

Did you know the average New Mexico driver pays $7,823 each year in costs associated with owning a vehicle? What if you could dramatically cut your transportation costs? By keeping the New Mexico Rail Runner Express operating and establishing a regional transit system, many of us could cut transportation costs, keep money in our pocket, protect the… Continue

Added by Mr Cog on October 17, 2008 at 11:28am — 32 Comments

Morning Fix: Sports, The Other Sport

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Added by Somegye on October 17, 2008 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: At What Cost?

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Added by Somegye on October 16, 2008 at 5:30am — 9 Comments

Dog on the wall

Dog on the wall

[Edited per Kitson's suggestion]

Added by Pete Zaitcev on October 15, 2008 at 9:30pm — 9 Comments

Upcoming Bond Issue A

General Obligation Bonds are voted for by the public, and paid for with increases in our property taxes. Bond Issue A is for Senior Citizen Facility Improvements. I am all for that since I think it is a good thing, and I will be a senior citizen sooner than I like to think. I downloaded the League of Women Voters of Central NM Voter'sGuide2008.pdf to sift through this years Ammendments and Bond… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on October 15, 2008 at 6:55pm — 3 Comments

Oscillation 2008 Review

Oscillation 2008 came to a close this weekend, and left me with the usual feeling of some postpartum depression that usually comes with doing something huge and then seeing it finish up. While this was the most challenging Oscillation in years, it was also my favorite, I’d have to say.



I arrived at the Cell Theatre around 1 on friday, along with Markus, our sound master. I had already been to two Walmarts earlier, and been loading gear out into my car for the whole morning. Upon… Continue

Added by brian botkiller on October 15, 2008 at 11:07am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Quaint, Small, "Real"

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Added by Somegye on October 15, 2008 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

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