Barelas Babe's Blog – June 2008 Archive (3)

Diebenkorn in New Mexico

So, I screwed up.

Big time.



My flashdrive with all my blogs – pieces, musings, remnants, polished products – GONE! (Or at least it did not make the ride with me to our nation’s capital, which is currently more humid than a Finnish sauna and just as hot.)



So yesterday I got creative.



First, I racked my brain for Albuquerque connections in Washington DC.



I thought about a few – the scraggly pinyon pine… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 23, 2008 at 4:23pm — 8 Comments

Happenstance



No matter how many years I’ve been in Albuquerque, it’s the happenstance that gets to me.



Over ten years ago, while waiting for a shuttle bus at the UNM South Lot, I struck up a conversation with a woman standing next to me. As we chatted, we discovered that we’d been corresponding with each other on a UNM issue over e-mail for the past month, but had never met face to face.



Happenstance.



We laughed, and soon our… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 16, 2008 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Rite of Passage



I’m sitting on a folding chair in a storefront office in the South Valley and I’m terrified.



There are about 35 chairs arranged in a semi-circle -- all facing the front. Most peoples' heads are tilted upwards; what is happening up front has their rapt attention.



We’re not in a storefront church, but an MVD dispensary.



My son is getting his driver’s license.



The item that has captured everyone’s… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 9, 2008 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

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