Barelas Babe's Blog – November 2009 Archive (2)

JROTC, APS, and a Culture of Violence

Does JROTC foster a culture of violence, as some in Albuquerque purport?



I did not wake up thinking that today’s blog would address this question. Instead, I was all set to post a blog about renovation in Barelas and the challenge of maintaining historic architectural integrity in our neighborhood during trying economic times.



And then I walked into the dining room and saw the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 23, 2009 at 3:30pm — 28 Comments

Ghosts of Halloween Past

Each Halloween is a little bit different. Some years I dole out the candy one by one, concerned that I may not have purchased enough to last the night. Other years the trick-or-treaters are few and far between, and I start tossing in generous handfuls of candy so that I do not get stuck with too much leftover candy.



Sometimes I get it just right, though that is a rarity.



Since last year was a meager year for trick-or-treaters, I… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 2, 2009 at 10:30am — 13 Comments

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