All Stories Tagged 'home' (6)

Five Senses of Home

Nostalgia is peppered with sensory memories. (See what I did there?)  We know that hearing is one of the last senses to go, and that a whiff of a bubblegum wrapper can transport us back to second grade. 

There are numerous websites devoted to what New Mexicans miss when we are away from the Land of…

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Added by Barelas Babe on February 2, 2015 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix - Danger Averted

• Holy Smokes, Batman! TSA picks up two inert hand grenades from travelers passing through ABQ Sunport.

• You're on candid camera! Video helps bust accused stalker…

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Added by Black Dog on January 3, 2013 at 6:30am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix - Bad Behavior

• Weather balloons, lens flares....they'll say just about anything to debunk the fact that UFOs just dig New Mexico.

• Turtle shoppers attacked, taken hostage by employees at Duke City pet…

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Added by Black Dog on October 3, 2012 at 6:45am — 4 Comments

Sojourn

Have I said lately just how much I love Albuquerque, and New Mexico in general?



If I haven't, I feel the need to state it anew. I love the climate, the landscape, the cuisine, and the great people we've met in person and on-line (via Duke City Fix). I feel great about the opportunity I've taken to revisit the state of my youth (geographically speaking; I've never left the figurative state) and I'm doubly glad that my wife, who had her doubts prior to our relocation, has loved it all… Continue

Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on June 27, 2010 at 11:01am — 17 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Tracey Dahl.... "La Cueva, the Cave"



Tracey Dahl is an active member of the poetry community. She was born and raised in Albuquerque and is going to school right now at CNM. She has been published in The Rag and forthcoming in Pemmican. She continues to work with youth and other poets. She is Haiku Deathmatch Champion as well as the co-coach for the youth team ABQ Unidos. She will be co-featuring Church of Beethoven with Tracey Pontani in August.…



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Added by The DitchRider on June 27, 2010 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

A Chile Rant

(I originally wrote this for my Austin-centric blog because...people need to know. If I got any of the chile facts wrong, blame Google.)



Hi. I'm a New Mexican. I can't help it, and I hope that's ok with you. Hailing from a state whose entire population is on par with that of Austin and it's surrounding cities, there's not a whole lot of us statistically speaking. Also, I think a whole bunch of us have moved to Texas because I keep… Continue

Added by Jana on April 8, 2008 at 6:30am — 23 Comments

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