It's been a remarkable journey. I was born in raised in ABQ, then went to the southeast for college. I got stuck there for over twenty years. I have no good explanation why. The siren call of Albuquerque has pulled on me all this time. Recently I was able to spend a couple of years back in the Q doing a work project: it was the best years of my life. There's no place like home.

After my most recent time in ABQ, I went to Atlanta for a couple years, where I found my sweet sexy loverwife; then we meandered to Phoenix for nine months, lured by promises that were never fulfilled. It's interesting, for the whole time I've been in Phoenix people over and over asked why I moved here, and I never had a viable answer---not one that resonated with my inner core. Now, as we move back to Albuquerque I realize the reason to go there is obvious---IT'S HOME! See you soon.

Views: 13

Comment by Kelsey D. Atherton on June 1, 2008 at 3:16pm
Welcome back to 'burque! I was raised here, am going to the college in the Southeast, and aiming to return someday. Good to know it can be done.
Comment by cathyray on June 2, 2008 at 9:38am
I was a air force brat growing up. My father retired here when i was still in elem school. By the time I graduated from high school (go manzano!!) I could not wait to get out of here. I thought the desert was ugly, boring & brown. I went to college in Texas & wound up staying there for 15 years. Finally my folks came to fetch me in a uhaul & I've been here ever since. There are a lot of places I enjoy but can't imagine living anywhere else.

Comment

You need to be a member of Duke City Fix to add comments!

Join Duke City Fix

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Last chance for chicken 3 Replies

Started by Stan Kravitz in General Discussion. Last reply by Stan Kravitz yesterday.

What is up with dogs in stores? 21 Replies

Started by Maurreen Skowran in General Discussion. Last reply by Keith Stahli Sep 17.

Albuquerque makes 'The New Yorker'!

Started by russell bell in General Discussion Sep 17.

What's up with all the people offering to buy houses fast? 1 Reply

Started by russell bell in General Discussion. Last reply by Sophie Sep 9.

Latest Activity

Brian Fejer posted a blog post
5 hours ago
Brian Fejer liked Lynn Marie Rusaw's blog post Burque Music Scene: Cactus Slim & The Goatheads
5 hours ago
Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

Ready to boogie? Check out today's Burque Music Scene!

Burque Music Scene: Cactus Slim & The…

See More
Facebook6 hours ago · Reply
Adelita liked Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: Town Lodge
6 hours ago

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2016   Created by Duke City Fix.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service