December 2012 Stories (69)

La Señora 2012

I’ve often wondered: why does the year always go out as a hoary-frosted bearded dude in wizard robes?

Why not bid adieu to the year represented by an elegant woman of a certain…

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Added by Barelas Babe on December 31, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Bill Gates Slept Here

 Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and moved to ABQ in 1975 and founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. They lived in this motel, the Sundowner Motel on Rt 66, just west of San Pedro, n ow being renovated for a low income housing…

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Added by AlbuquirkyPhotos on December 31, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Morning Fix - At the Cliff's edge

• Get well soon Hillary Clinton and G.H.W. Bush.

• Don't let today's snow fool you. 2012 was a really warm year.

• Duke City receives…

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Added by Black Dog on December 31, 2012 at 6:55am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Party Time

Celebration ABQ style.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 31, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Katrina Guarascio... Champion

If America's songwriters were poets they might have been lucky enough to write this moving piece.  Instead, they had to content themselves with It Ain't Me Babe and Don't Fence Me In.  Life is complicated, and this winding piece finds its mark in line after line.



Katrina Guarascio reads this…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 30, 2012 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Businesswoman

At Expo New Mexico Flea Market on Central &…

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Added by Dee Cohen on December 30, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Valencia Lounge

Ugly building, cool sign. The Valencia Bar & Lounge sits vacant on Wyoming near Constitution.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 29, 2012 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Go! Fight! Win!

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Added by Adelita on December 28, 2012 at 6:59am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Francisian Friars

Early morning at the  San Juan Diego Friary on San Mateo &…

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Added by Dee Cohen on December 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Where In The World Is Jesus?

  • Are most of the needles of your Xmas tree on the floor?  Time to get rid of it. Here's…
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Added by Adelita on December 27, 2012 at 6:35am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Remedies & More

A mural outside B Ruppe Drug Store in Barelas.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 27, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Moon ornament hanging from tree at Expo NM Fairgrounds

Added by AlbuquirkyPhotos on December 26, 2012 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: I'm OK

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Added by Adelita on December 26, 2012 at 6:59am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Triple Baby Hoist

Babies get a free ride in Nob Hill.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Christmas Scene

Re-enactment in Old Town.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Takin' The Day Off



That's right folks, I'm taking the day off.  Gonna spend time with my loved ones today.  Because I'm not doing the news, here are a few of my favorite Christmas songs for your listening…

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Added by Adelita on December 25, 2012 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: 'Twas the Night Before...

  • At least the Sunport waited until after Christmas...
  • Manzano HS students suspended for…
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Added by Adelita on December 24, 2012 at 6:32am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Breaking News

Pre-flight interview.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 24, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Dale Harris... Cibola Winter

Beautiful images of our enchanted landscape dance with a bit of danger in this poem of the season.  No wonder we never grow tired of living here or wandering down those country roads.  "Cibola Winter" was written when Dale and her husband lived in Torreon and owned the Hummingbird Cafe in Mountainair.  She…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 23, 2012 at 7:53am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Walk A Mile...

Shoes left at the Old Town chapel.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 23, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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