Barelas Babe's Blog – June 2010 Archive (7)

Morning Fix: Ssssssssssnakes

  • Man accidentally shoots 6 at UNMH; has concealed carry permit for his gun.
  • How many Superfund sites in Albuquerque could benefit from this…
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Added by Barelas Babe on June 30, 2010 at 6:30am — 17 Comments

Morning Fix: Fire and Rain

  • Fire in the bosque - again.
  • When it rains, it pours - maybe not in your neighborhood, but somewhere in the city.
  • Hungry attack bear is caught and killed by state…
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Added by Barelas Babe on June 29, 2010 at 6:30am — 15 Comments

Commonsensical

I’ve been thinking a lot about common sense lately. Let me rephrase that – I’ve been thinking about uncommon sense. You know, the kind of practiced response that lines up with social norms in a civil society?



And I’m trying not to be a cranky curmudgeon mom as I think through this.



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Added by Barelas Babe on June 28, 2010 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Thales says, "Water is all".

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Added by Barelas Babe on June 28, 2010 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

Next Frontier: Albuquerque

Duke City locals know that use of the words “Frontier” and “Albuquerque” in a sentence means one thing. For the policy wonks at the Brookings Institution, these words couple together in a way that has nothing to do with cinnamon rolls, John Wayne, or the rug room.



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Added by Barelas Babe on June 21, 2010 at 4:30pm — 13 Comments

Fiesta de Barelas

Sacred Heart Church in Barelas had its Fiesta last weekend on the site of the old church. They tore down the church decades ago due to structural problems - with a little reconfiguration and a consecration, the old school gym became the Sagrado Corazón we know today. (If you venture into the parish office, you will see a painting of the old church by a… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 14, 2010 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Oh, Snap!

On the Friday afternoon that kicked off Memorial Day weekend, I was in an ambulance in downtown Albuquerque, staring at an IV bag and wondering how long it would take for morphine to enter my bloodstream. Since I had spent most of the early part of that afternoon writing up multiple choice quizzes for a online course I’m teaching this summer, my mind moved like this:



A. Not fast enough.

B. Not long at all.

C. Time is… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 7, 2010 at 10:00am — 23 Comments

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