KWRP, a locally owned and operated radio station that I raved about last year, recently experienced a change. Broadcast Partners, LLC has taken over operations of the station under a local management agreement (LMA). The agreement is basically a lease in which the owner retains ownership of the frequency and equipment but the leasee actually operates the station.
We haven't been able to have much of a garden for the past several years because of the severe drought Santa Fe has been experiencing. But one thing I have tried to maintain is an herb garden, and every year I plant genovese basil. This year, thanks to one of the wettest summers on record, our basil grew to be about three feet tall.
Ryan finished up his first week in the fourth grade and I completed my first week at the new job. I'm happy to report that Ryan and I have only good things to report so far.
Ryan spent his first week back catching up with friends he hadn't seen all summer. His teacher didn't waste any time handing out homework and much of the week was spent reviewing math operations. Ryan has enjoyed the silent reading sessions in class more than anything else.
For those of you who know me, you're probably thinking that this is one of the seven signs of the Apocalypse. I've been at the Laboratory since July 1994, I started work a month after I graduated from college, and now I'm leaving the Lab for a job in Santa Fe.
You know, on the way over, I decided to listen to a rock station to get into the mood. And I heard a line in one of those tribal passages that I thought was the keynote for this evening. "Everybody have fun tonight. Everybody Wang Chung tonight."