Barelas Babe's Blog – June 2009 Archive (4)

Thoughts of Freedom and Fatherhood from The Fens

It is Father’s Day and once again I am away from my father. I’m away from Albuquerque, in fact. (I am writing this in a little café near the Back Bay Fens – sneaking a break from lectures on admixture mapping, Hapmap browsers, and… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Bilingualism in Burque

I’ve been thinking about bilingualism a fair amount these days. Like so many families I know, my family is a mix of monolinguals and bilinguals. In these parts, most of us are familiar with Spanglish – that mix of Spanish and English that is used all over Albuquerque, but especially in communities like Barelas, Los Griegos, and the South Valley.



But in addition to… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 15, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Through the Flower: Daytripping to Belen

When I moved to New Mexico for graduate school, three things intrigued me about the state: the Santa Fe Opera, Taos, and the fact that renowned feminist artist Judy Chicago, creator of The Dinner Party, lived in Belen.



I spent my first… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 9, 2009 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Poll Watching 101

I had my blog post all planned out for today. On Saturday I would walk over to the Barelas Bridge to watch the Race Down the Rio Grande and perhaps engage in a kinder gentler version of “Jay-walking” to mark the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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