Morning Fix: Ujima - Collective Work and Reponsibility

  • Local luthier dies - rest in peace Lorenzo Pimentel, maker of magnificent guitars and beautiful music.
  • The Daily Beast chronicles the story of E.J. Montoya, a student at Albuquerque's Native American Community Academy. NACA creates community (and ujima) for all students, even those with struggles at home. 
  • Will the fire marshall really close down The Pit?
  • Do people really eat gingerbread houses? Better not nibble if yours is from Whole Foods.
  • Coco posts on predatory addiction machines and unicorn sales - coming soon to Albuquerque.
  • Albuquerque author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez takes on the made-for-TeeVee script of her novel The Dirty Girls Social Club as racist Afro-dectomy (among other things). 
  • Today is the third day of Kwanzaa. Join me in recognizing the principle of ujima by thanking all the volunteers who make Duke City Fix and so many other Albuquerque community endeavors possible!

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Comment by Sí Serrano on December 28, 2010 at 7:57am
Thank You Very Much DCF Volunteers!
Comment by JeSais on December 28, 2010 at 9:53am

indeed THANK YOU DCFers!  from the volunteer Morning Fixers to the regular blog posters and commenters who make this a vibrant online community...  that often spills over into the actual physical community. I dig this place!

 

and ew. eating a gingerbread house ...   can't help but recall making those things as a kid, and lord knows where our hands had been before we frosted candy to the roof! 

Comment by Ron Da Bomb on December 28, 2010 at 10:34am

Muchos gracias Barelas Babe. Your frequent posts are one of my reasons for hanging out here on DCF. 

RIP Sr. Pimentel.

Comment by LaGuera on December 28, 2010 at 10:37am

Dear Babe,

I got in trouble today with my other half because I had to read EVERY SINGLE LINK you posted. Phenomenal morning fix indeed.

Yours in near-sighted squinting at the screen,

Coco

Comment by Rocky on December 28, 2010 at 11:11am

 Ditto.That.Thank.You.Very.Much!  What I Like about Albuquerque…

Comment by Barelas Babe on December 28, 2010 at 12:09pm
Just a note here to apologize for misspelling Sr. Pimentel's last name - it has been corrected thanks to Ron da Bomb's sharp eyes.
Comment by mombat on December 28, 2010 at 3:18pm
But you get bonus points for the word luthier.

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