Category Archives: History

Happy Birthday Mom 12/5/19

A nice photo of Mom sent to me by our old Orinda neighbor, Pete Jensen. Mom would be 98 today.

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Day of the Dead concert at Our Lady of Light, Lamy, NM.

This is an old de-commissioned Catholic church located in Lamy, New Mexico. To help pay for repairs, a concert of local musicians raised money on Nov. 2, 2019… the Day of the Dead. The concert featured the music of those … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my Best Man!

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Feast Day movie

A short video of the Feast Day dance of the Jemez Pueblo, August 11, 2019.

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Feast Day celebration 8_11_19

Sunday morning, Joan and I attended the mass for Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles de Porciúnculam at the Pecos National Historical Park… followed by Jemez Pueblo dancers. The church was built after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 (which also occured … Continue reading

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My thoughts and prayers…

This past weekend came the news that 2 mass shootings occurred less than 24 hours apart, one in El Paso killing over 20 and another in Dayton killing 10. The bloodshed in El Paso was fueled by right-wing racism and … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is our time to honor the fallen service men and women of wars past. I think it should also be a time to remember all of those who died who never wore a uniform, never charged a line … Continue reading

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