Retired Albuquerque Journal state editor Fritz Thompson, an Albuquerque resident and a graduate of the University of New Mexico, has written a book about his hometown, Wagon Mound, N.M.
It’s about ranching, basketball and girlfriends. Its title is “The Life and Times of Fritz Thompson.”
Fritz didn’t write it for you. He wrote it “primarily for [his] city dweller [Albuquerque raised] daughters." He describes it as an “unsophisticated narration that defines growing-up-country…Continue
My throwback Thursday from December 12, 2007. Go Lobos!!
I am completely and totally unapologetic about my love for Lobo Basketball. I still have my stuffed…Continue
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• Gold, coins and jewels. Oh, my! New Mexico's home to a buried treasure, valued at over $1 million. Or is it? You'll have to buy the book.
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Where are/were you today? Out camping, snow skiing, buying mattresses, or werer you at the Pandemonious Pit where the UNM NM Lobos tarred and feathered the Number 11 team in the nation on Nationally televised CBS Sports in HD?…ABQ and The Pit have not looked this great on decades…Go Lobos.
LOBOS take a 65-45 toppling upset over UNLV…All of Albuquerque looked great today Nationwide at The Pit. A lot of negative things about UNM athletics were washed away in a scathing win today…Continue
The UNM Lobo Men's basketball team has won its 13th game in a row ; its first conference game...They beat Wyoming (72-62) who until today was undefeated at home in Laramie. A tough game won handily by the Lobos...They are a remarkably well-rounded team this year. Question is When not if when it comes to the Lobos breaking into the NCAA top 25 teams.
Next up: on January 18th at 8 p.m. the Lobos play nationally ranked San Diego State in The…Continue
I have to have passion in my life. I am very passionate about a lot of things. Several years ago, here on Duke City Fix, I professed my love and passion for…Continue