Morning Fix: Schmidly Has Stomach Trouble...Doctor Advises Miss Rest of Football Season.

• UNM President Schmidly's doctor says Prez is still sick. Will miss rest of football season. Incidentally, the doctor is the new acting president.

• New Mexico Secretary of Education couldn't visit Rio Grande HS last week. Reschedules. She's coming today to investigate Rio's student scheduling snafu.

• Drag queens to pull those numbered balls for charity at Scalo's. Bingo anyone?

• When mother turns her back on child to talk to her probation officer, kid sets house on fire with cigarette lighter. Nobody hurt...this time.

Carpenters' union pickets day care center because building owner used non-union labor in remodel. Pickets heard hammering out "Hokey-Pokey Forever."

• Former perps in gruesome Torreon Cabin murders suing police for coerced false confessions.

Drunk crashes into police car. Blows a .29. That's 3 1/2 times the legal limit.

• News from around the state: The Carlsbad Current-Argus confirms it...next governor female.

Views: 10

Comment by shotsie on October 19, 2010 at 8:25am
Interesting way to stage a palace coup at UNM..... (You're very sick, Mr President, I advise immediate bed rest - but don't worry, we'll take care of business while you're gone... More koolaid??.)
Comment by Adelita on October 19, 2010 at 9:30am
My thoughts exactly shotsie!
Comment by once banned twice shy on October 19, 2010 at 10:48am
ANOTHER kid playing with a cigarette lighter? Jeez Louise.
Comment by Granjero on October 19, 2010 at 1:48pm
Unions are way out of control these days. Hurting businesses that have nothing to do with the original issue just because they can.
Comment by Carolyn Gonzales on October 22, 2010 at 10:31am
You'd think that if you're referencing some other media report, you could spell Schmidly's name right. And maybe not kick a guy when he's down.
Comment by Johnny_Mango on October 22, 2010 at 10:27pm
You're right Carolyn. I should have checked the spelling of his name. I usually do that. Sorry for the spelling error, and I'll fix it.

But I have to say I am not kicking "a guy when he's down." He is a public figure who has taken UNM in a direction not supported by virtually the entire academic staff of the university. What I did was attempt to make light of a situation in which everybody expects Schmidly to recover fully. If there was any doubt whatsoever of that, I would not have made the remarks. There was certainly no ill will intended...just poking a little fun at a couple of situations much on the public mind. Thanks for sticking up for him, though. It's nice to see some sensitivity in the comments section! :-)

Comment

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

Join Duke City Fix

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Cheap beer and wine for a party? 1 Reply

Started by Keith in General Discussion. Last reply by Joe LaMastra on Thursday.

Job market is tough out there it seems 27 Replies

Started by Rod in New to Albuquerque. Last reply by Stacy A. Sacco Aug 19.

Envisioning Inclusive Dance 2016

Started by Carolyn Tobias in General Discussion Aug 15.

Favorite Thrift Stores 28 Replies

Started by mombat in General Discussion. Last reply by jes Aug 1.

Need a good HVAC contractor 5 Replies

Started by Richard Malcolm in General Discussion. Last reply by Richard Malcolm Jul 28.

Latest Activity

Kevin Schliemann liked Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: Jemez Ruins Church
10 hours ago
Kevin Schliemann liked Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: Hold the Phone
10 hours ago
Dee Cohen commented on Dee Cohen's blog post ABQ Pics: Office La Puerta Motel
13 hours ago
Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

Stop what you are doing and read this poem because Megan is going to make American Poetry Events Great Again!

The Sunday Poem: Megan…

See More
Facebook17 hours ago · Reply

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