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The Sunday Poem: Don McIver... Freddie the Freeloader

Jazz and poetry were made for each other.  This morning, with that dark cloud bank over the Sandias and yellow leaves falling all over town, winter edges into our consciousness.  Mmmmm..."Kind of Blue."  This morning is jazz perfect.



"Ideally, you should queue up Miles Davis' "Freddie…

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Added by The DitchRider on November 11, 2012 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

ABQ Pics: Peace & Freedom

Thank you to all our Vets.

At the New Mexico Veteran's Memorial on Louisiana near Gibson.

Added by Dee Cohen on November 11, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Color Combos

Liz Home Decor makes a bold statement on Zuni &…

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Added by Dee Cohen on November 10, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Radio on Stage

In the last days of Fall 2001, I was among several fledgling writers led by the late, great Digby Wolfe creating a radio show that was recorded before a live audience. Called “Green Chile Stew,” it was an hour-long…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on November 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix - Gimme the Facts

• Despite long lines in Rio Rancho, voter participation dropped by…

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Added by Black Dog on November 9, 2012 at 6:28am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: No Dummy

A guy with a bad attitude in front of the Launch Pad on Central…

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Added by Dee Cohen on November 9, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Church of the Union

Once the Emmanuel Baptist Church, this building is now the Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers. On Pine &…

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Added by Dee Cohen on November 8, 2012 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix

• Thief makes off with assault rifle from APD vehicle; officials say break-ins of cop cars happen "all the time."

• After spending millions over the past three years, …

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ABQ Pics: Moving Forward

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Morning Fix - Decision Day

• If you're registered and haven't yet voted, here's the info you need to find out where to go to make your voice heard.

• Watch election results with a real life candidate for President!…

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Added by Black Dog on November 6, 2012 at 6:38am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: The Dead Can't Vote

But you can...

Added by Dee Cohen on November 6, 2012 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Follow Eric: Around ABQ - Marigold Parade





Yesterday was the 20th Annual South Valley Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration. This was my first time going. How I missed the previous 19 is a mystery to me. And a sad loss because that means I missed out on a couple of decades…

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Added by Eric Castillo on November 5, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

Morning Fix - Fumbling To Tomorrow

• Early voting ends with nearly 150,000 ballots cast in Bernalillo County. Early voting Dems outnumber Republicans 3 to 2.

• No more "No Bull?" …

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Added by Black Dog on November 5, 2012 at 6:10am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Cute Calaveras

At the Dia de los Muertos celebration in the South Valley.

Added by Dee Cohen on November 5, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Jules Nyquist... Someone Stole My Obama Sign.

If ever there were an election awash in money, this is it.  Fortunately, in a political version of El Niño, most of the national TV ads seem to be passing north of us.  Here in the Land of Enchantment these battles are fought in our front lawns.



Jules is the founder of Jules' Poetry Playhouse in…

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Added by The DitchRider on November 4, 2012 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

ABQ Pics: Offerings

Altar inside Ruppe Drug Store on 4th Street in Barelas.

Added by Dee Cohen on November 4, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Hello Cello

A performer hurries on Central Ave downtown.

Added by Dee Cohen on November 3, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Growing and Growing

   As we prepare to open our 46th season this Sunday, I’m packing up my office. With the Capitol Steps on their way in this Sunday, I’m on my way out this Tuesday. I’m…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on November 2, 2012 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

Bosque Del Apache's Festival of the Cranes in Mid-November. Alfred Hitchcock Would Love It. So'll You!

 

            BOSQUE DEL APACHE NWR -- Maybe the corn isn't as high as an elephant (sigh!) this November, but the sandhill cranes are at least eyeball to corn ear with 260 acres of cob salad as the 16th annual Festival of the Cranes gets underway.

            Not that the cranes would be caught dead in a standing cornfield. They like their corn "bumped" as the refuge staff calls it -- knocked to the ground, the better to see the wily coyote that lurks in the…

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Added by Izquierdo on November 2, 2012 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Don't Bug Me

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Added by Adelita on November 2, 2012 at 7:10am — 2 Comments

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