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The Drive

Born Here When was the last time you drove to Albuquerque? For several thousand people, it’s a daily commute, but there’s something special about the 60-something miles of freeway between us and our largest neighbor ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

Depends on Your Goal

Born Here Before anyone in my family had ever heard of this place, Paul “Pablo” Martinez’ family had been laying down roots for over a generation.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

Missing the Point

Born Here The most infuriating thing to me about politics is that there’s no way of knowing what anyone running for office actually believes anymore.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

First Impressions

Born Here We live in one of the more famous little places in the country.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

Coming to America

Born Here I’ve mentioned before how, as a kid in Santa Fe, I felt, on occasion, discriminated against for not speaking Spanish, or for being raised atheist, or for having a weird name.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

Meet the New Boss

Born Here Many years ago, when I was at least a little bit less responsible, I had just gotten a part-time job at a grocery store.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Miljen Aljinovic

I, Phone

Born Here I’d like to think I’m not a Luddite, but all evidence seems to suggest otherwise.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Miljen Aljinovic

Pass the Bottle

Born Here “The whole thing is bullshit. It’s bullshit because they’re putting all the responsibility on the low man on the totem pole.” In case it’s not already clear, this man is talking about New Mexico’s a...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Miljen Aljinovic

The Way Out

Born Here “You’re not really from here if you don’t know the way out to Pecos…” he grinned, as I keyed a reminder into my phone.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The View from Here

Born Here I first left Santa Fe at age 21, bound for a big city, excited to live somewhere with reliable public transit and mild, regular rain.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Miljen Aljinovic
 
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