Possible Recent Bank Robber High graduate, “The Rookie” (courtesy FBI) Maybe in the rush to accept all those new charter schools over the last few years APS should have done a bit more checking before authorizing Bank Robber High. I think we can all agree that vocational training is important, especially at the High School… Read More Charter School Oversight and "The Rookie"
The NYTimes has the sad, wrenching (and so worthy of sending a reporter to Iowa) story of the rural living Hawkins family. What is wrong with this country that it can’t provide broadband to three-piece suit wearing white people living in giant homes on sizable farms? The horror! The cyber-poverty of it all! (free subscription,… Read More Those Poor, Pitiful Bastards!
Tonight is a sad, soundless night ’round these parts. It seems that the Rhapsody site is down. Do you know the last time I actually put one of those silvery round flat objects (I believe you Earthlings call them “Cds”) in a player? I have four CD stack holders covered in literally millimeters of dust.… Read More Panic in Streaming Music Park
It’s a long, long story involving dark obsessions, late night mysterious vigils and, before the Internet, overly frequent furtive phone calls to an older woman. The seductress would say: “First State Bank is YOUR bank. Time Eleven Twenty-Four, Temperature Thirty One Degrees” And I would marvel with pleasure, unable to keep from yelping out loud… Read More Snowy White Underbelly of the Internet
No long, Faulknerian-without-the-talent ramble today. Let me just direct your attention to what I find a pretty interesting little confab on things NM Democratic Party at Democracy for New Mexico. C’mon, check it out and add your comments! I made a fool of myself and you can too! One note of warning, however: after reading… Read More All Hail The Party!
Okay, I’m just waking up this morning but regarding the latest version of the Robert Vigil Treasurer’s Office massacre (in four-part family harmony for the Harvest Festival) in this morning’s Journal. (pesky subscription…here’s Steve Terrell’s story at the SF New Mexican) This is all just fall-down funny in a pathetic, embarrassed way reminiscent of watching… Read More It’s An Extended Family Sordid Affair (sing-along)
I spent some of yesterday afternoon hanging out with the same 100 older, principally White people I had the previous Saturday. Yesterday’s event with State Rep. Mimi Stewart, State Sen. Cisco McSorley and headliner U.S. Rep. from Vermont Bernie Sanders was billed as a chance for folks to find out how to run for public… Read More My Weekend At Bernie’s