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Painting Winter

While listening to music from the room next door, Painter Enrique Harrison talks about moving to Cedro, New Mexico in 1981. A life long artist, Enrique shares a story about gathering wood and water in wintery Tijeras canyon, mud plastering the

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Alabama Grove

Narrator Margaret Pool speaks about Pleasant Grove, Alabama school fairs and musicals during the Fall and Summer, family football and listening-in via transistor radio, and travel throughout the United States, including Knoxville, Tennessee seeking wild blueberry in the Great Smoky

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New Mexico Identities

Narrator David Hernandez Rivero speaks about the native and international communities of New Mexico. Originally from Havana, Cuba, David has worked as a librarian, archivist, and museum curator, including study at University of New Mexico’s Maxwell Museum and 2015s collaborative

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Autumn Dreams

This summer, after too much time spent working rather than recording, a chance presented itself to schedule sound recordings along Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Transferring sound equipment —i.e. checklist packing to allow for easy hauling, set-up, and tear down—

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Summer Language

Oscar López talks about University of New Mexico’s Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC). From San Salvador, El Salvador, Oscar attended the program at UNM in the Spring of 2015, in addition to further dedicated study at the

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Rain Cars

Near Los Griegos Library, the normally welcome sound of rain is questioned by the street traffic noise of Griegos Road along North West Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording environments in open (outside) spaces can be intimidating without the right equipment. It’s

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Joy of Correspondence

Educator Marcia Bockemeier talks about the dangers, and joys, of travel and work to teach English in Afghanistan with JDA International and non-profit Christian organization Lifewater International. Marcia’s recent retirement from Central New Mexico Community College allows for more free

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