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Goodbye 2013 … Goodbye 2014

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to end this blog. And because I’m not one to fool around with my New Year’s resolutions, I’m ending it today. It was a fun four months; I hope you enjoyed it. If … Continue reading

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Some links for you sinners

It’s an ICYMI day here at It’s All Hood, El Paso. First up, the El Paso Times had a good Sunday piece, Payday-lending official: Borrowers responsible for their decisions. Everything about it was fascinating, and it says a lot about … Continue reading

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Art house movies … what have I missed?

My wife and I watched “Before Midnight” (Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy) last weekend and it reminded me how much I miss the art house movie scene. I had started to think great movies like “Before Midnight” just didn’t get made … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Hikes/Geocaches in El Paso’s Franklin Mountains

I originally thought I’d do a post about the 10 best geocaches in El Paso. But, I decided that most of my favorite geocaches revolve around hiking. There are some pretty good geocaches in El Paso that wouldn’t make my … Continue reading

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Oh, you flatter me, Brownfield

I don’t know enough about Brownfield’s politics or blog yet to know whether I should be linking to him. But, God bless him, he called me skinny. Brownfield really knows how to make a girl swoon. No one has called … Continue reading

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Hiking in Quitman Pass

With Jason slowing down over at Basecamp El Paso, (Though his work was recently featured on Huffington Post.) I guess it’s time for me to step up my hiking game. I woke up early Sunday morning and drove out to … Continue reading

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Republican party bankruptcy, and the way forward

In Time Magazine this week, Mike Murphy gleefully declares Obamacare a complete disaster that will win the Republicans elections for years. Here’s the column. Murphy is pretty excited about his team. But then he moves on to what Republicans need … Continue reading

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