Monthly Archives: October 2011

Rangeland Cattle & Desert Self Defense

Today was moving day! I’m now back out at the Earthship, the off grid place way out in the backcountry near Cerrillos, New Mexico, where I’ll be housesitting until mid January. Everything I own, including the dogs, once again fit neatly into my … Continue reading

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The Extraterrestrial Highway

Today, my copilot Becky and I (and the dogs!) are heading to Nevada via Flagstaff, Sedona and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon! Nevada is one of those states that never gets as much credit as it should. Sure, … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas!

I’m so stoked: this time next week I’ll be moving back out to the Earthship! I can’t wait to be back off grid, way out in the desert where the walking is as epic as it gets. In the meantime, I’m … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Rope

I hate seeing fences dividing open land, but at least around here, many of them are old and artful, twisted by hand before barbed wire was mass made by machines. Barbed wire, also known as thorny fence and the Devil’s … Continue reading

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Crossing Paths: Bobcat!

This morning I crossed paths with a bobcat. I was walking down in the big arroyo near Crazy Ridge, where the sand is damp. It hasn’t rained in weeks and only the shadiest spots in the deepest arroyos hold a … Continue reading

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Friends in New Mexico

Yeah, I know I’ve been slacking lately, but fall is the best season in New Mexico and I’ve been spending all day everyday outside. My friends Becky and Matt are also here visiting right now and I’ve been showing off … Continue reading

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All Seasons: Shenandoah National Park, VA

I go for a hike almost every day and cover a lot of the same ground, over and over, in all weather and in all seasons. Exploring new terrain is always exciting, but there is also something deeply satisfying about … Continue reading

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Five Dog Hike

Here are a few photos from my afternoon hike today with my two dogs and three others: Trinity the Bernese Mountain dog, Bobo the cattledog and Freckles the Blonde Coyote.

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All Seasons: Cerrillos, New Mexico

I go for a hike almost every day and cover a lot of the same ground, over and over, in all weather and in all seasons. Exploring new terrain is always exciting, but there is something deeply satisfying about getting … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon, Revisited

Arizona’s Grand Canyon is one of the largest scars on the face of the planet, but despite its fame, how and when it formed is something of a mystery. Depending on whom you ask, the gash of the Grand is either … Continue reading

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