All Stories Tagged 'Albuquerque' (381)

El Día de Muertos

As I was making my coffee this morning, I looked out the window and saw La Calavera Catrina driving a hearse down my street. I blinked twice, and the driver became my…

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 2, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

James (Fooj) Fejer 01/12/50 - 10/21/05

My father James Stanley Fejer was born in Farmington, Ohio on January 12, 1950. He grew up on a farm. When I was a kid, I recall my dad telling me about the skies in Ohio. He described them as dull, polluted, overcast, grey, and smoggy. This of course was in contrast to the skies of Albuquerque, New Mexico,…

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Added by Brian Fejer on October 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Los Shins

If I had to name my nemesis it would have to be James Mercer, lead singer-songwriter from…

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Added by Brian Fejer on October 15, 2015 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

TBT - #Albuquerque #Riots

On June 14, 1971 David Brinkley from NBC National News reported:

"In Albuquerque, New Mexico, normally a peaceful city, Mexican-Americans started a riot of window-smashing, arson, and looting after a dispute with…

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Added by Brian Fejer on October 1, 2015 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Reefer Madness - Part Deux

According to Urban Dictionary 'Part Deux' is defined as A superficial, unnecessary, or overly bad sequel to a classic film. Usually the second film in the series though not always. Examples include: "The Exorcist II,"…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 30, 2015 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Glen Sorestad

Greetings and Salutations! …

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Added by The DitchRider on September 20, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Danger Carnival - Umbrella Week

UMBRELLA Week 2015 is a concentration of mini-festivals and events representing some of Albuquerque's best art, technology, and culture including 24 Hours of Art, ABQ CiQloVÍA, I’ll Drink to That, TEDxABQ, Danger Carnival, and many more. More information is…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 17, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Drones in Them Thar Hills?

A short while ago I was hiking in the Sandias when I came across a notice that I've seen at trailheads all over the west this summer: No Drones Allowed. It made me wonder whether, as a deaf woman, I've missed something that people with species-typical hearing would note. Are there indeed drones plaguing the…

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Added by Barelas Babe on September 14, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

What I Love About Albuquerque

I love the weather in Albuquerque. I wish Spring was longer, but I love the Fall.

Added by Irene Blea on September 14, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments

Keep Calm and Eat Green Chile

There is nothing quite like the intoxicating aroma of roasting New Mexico green Chiles!

Back in the old days, in the 1980’s, roasting green chili every fall, was an all day family operation -…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 6, 2015 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Merimee Moffitt

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Added by The DitchRider on September 6, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

OH THE HYPOCRISY!

KOB4 reports, "There were fireworks at the Albuquerque Public School board meeting Wednesday night from the board's members, firing back after they say they've been under…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 3, 2015 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

House of Cards

'New Mexico Secretary of State Charged With Embezzlement, Fraud'

ABQ Journal reports, "An investigation revealed a pattern of large amounts of cash and campaign contributions deposited into personal and campaign accounts, the subsequent transfer of funds between the…

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Added by Brian Fejer on August 30, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

F.U.B.A.R.

A total disaster! The Albuquerque Public School Board of Education failed once again to come to a decision regarding embattled APS Superintendent…

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Added by Brian Fejer on August 27, 2015 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Roughshot

According to the Albuquerque Journal, “Albuquerque Public Schools new deputy director of…

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Added by Brian Fejer on August 20, 2015 at 7:30pm — 9 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Bill Nevins

Greetings and Salutations! 

This week's featured poet…

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Added by The DitchRider on August 2, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Pro-Child? NM ranks 49th in Child Well Being

Looking at our failed state, with its multiple crises in child welfare,…

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Added by Brian Fejer on July 30, 2015 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Income Inequality at UNM

Income inequality will be one of the defining issues in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, and long past the year 2020. Last month a…

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Added by Brian Fejer on July 23, 2015 at 8:48pm — 5 Comments

100 Year Flood

I recall my grandfather, Natividad Luna Chavez telling me a story about the time he was up in Torreon, New Mexico, in the…

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Added by Brian Fejer on July 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

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