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Never Give Up

   “It only takes one person to encourage others and inspire them,” wrote eighth grader Leidy M. She was summing up her study of the novel Les Misérables under student teacher Mari Hawes. Leidy might well have been commenting on her teacher instead of…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on May 25, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Breaking Bad premiere Season 5

Not much to see here folks, just this link with the story... 

It's coming relatively soon...The big day is Sunday, July 15...How will it all end?


Story/news: Breaking Bad Season Five Premiere

Added by Jeff Hartzer on May 24, 2012 at 7:03pm — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Creekside

Way up Rio Grande Blvd, where the road narrows and the ranches spread out, you can find this peaceful scene. There's a small pet grave on the…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

Victor Werbin Reports on the NATO Protest in Chicago

NOB HILL--Not everyone stayed in the Duke City watching the annular eclipse.  Victor Werbin, my neighbor across the street, and his girlfriend Sally Beers went to the Occupy protest in Chicago that accompanied the NATO conference there.  They just returned Monday night.  Here is Victor’s report.



His…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on May 23, 2012 at 7:34am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Frontier Town

 The Frontier Restaurant. A first stop for visitors and locals alike. I count three police cars pulled over for a bite in this pic. Across from UNM since…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 23, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

First Post..... Shall I make this a poetry blog?

Ok, so for my first Duke City Fix blog, here's a few of my poems....

History

People stand on land

not knowing who came before…

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Added by Mari Hawes on May 22, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Eclipsed by the Moon - a poem of the day

Click this link for ECLIPSE GALLERY



[Note: save your sunglasses for a view of Venus…

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Added by Jeff Hartzer on May 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

ABQ Pics: Hovercraft

Looks like the Jetsons might be landing their space-age vehicle in this car lot on Zuni.

Added by Dee Cohen on May 22, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Eclipse over Albuquerque

Great sky last night and I may have gotten a trifecta of solar images while shooting the eclipse.  First of course is the ring of fire itself, but I may have also gotten an image of a solar flare, a sunspot, and the classic Shark Fin sunset which is so Albuquerque.


This image reminds me of one of those Star War scenes from one of the originals. I don't even mind the reverse reflection.

The rest of the images in larger size can be seen 
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Added by David on May 21, 2012 at 7:24am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Boarded Up

The ill fated Anasazi Building, once promised to be a residential/commercial high rise, now stands gutted on Central & 6th…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 21, 2012 at 6:00am — 9 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Tanaya Winder... Ten Little Indians

Tanaya Winder continues to amaze with wonderful poems of courage, sensitivity, and brilliance.  This morning's poem speaks to all of us…including about whether our stories on TV, movies, and music are seen as entertainment or recognized as a way young people learn how to become men and women, treating each…

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Added by The DitchRider on May 20, 2012 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Friends In Deed

The Albuquerque Quaker Friends Meeting House, located at 5th & Bellamah NW- that's way up 5th almost to the…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 20, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Wool Gathering

The Yarn Bombers vow to beautify the urban landscape One Stitch at a Time.These playful creations were captured in Hyder…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 19, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

12 Things to do in the Q this Summer

Please excuse the headline above.  I was overcome by cuteness.  Led by rhyme, not reason.  You might, however, find one or two things below that you never had thought about doing.  I did.  I wrote this piece originally for NMMarketplace.  I must say that Fixers are pretty hip to most everything there is to…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on May 18, 2012 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Thinking Ahead

   A couple of weeks ago, Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing, was in town to talk about the contributions performing arts make to a local economy and…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on May 18, 2012 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Hostel Takeover

Yes, there's broken windows upstairs but the Route 66 Hostel still has a bike leaning against the front sign and someone peacefully reading in the yard. A tradition of economical travel continues. Located on Central between downtown & old…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 18, 2012 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: 3-Wheeled Wonder

Ever notice how cars look like their houses? These make a cute couple. And the car is a 3-wheeler too. A match made in ABQ.…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 17, 2012 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Old News

Located across from UNM since 1972, Newsland closed its doors for good last year. Sad to see it…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 16, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Gold Rush

An old prospector stakes his claim in a Nob Hill parking lot.

Added by Dee Cohen on May 15, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Nob Hill Alert

Last week my neighbor had a break in, and someone stole their son's laptop. I live behind them, by the alley. I just came home and found a man standing in the alley by my apt., drinking a beer. He had a back pack, was wearing shades, a grey sweatshirt, and long dark pants. He has a moustache, a suntanned complexion, and his hair is a dark sandy brown. And he was talking on a cell phone. As soon as I drove up, he and his beer walked to Coal, heading westbound. After a few blocks, he cut into…

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Added by Richard V on May 14, 2012 at 3:30pm — 20 Comments

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