Category Archives: Cowboys & Horses

Grand Canyon: Surviving Supai

Havasu is not a place for solitude. People have been living here for over a thousand years and the human presence is palpable, even downstream, past End Falls and Beaver Falls, on the little-used trail that runs down to the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Retrospective: Day 5- Bright Angel Snowstorm!

In September 2011, I visited the Grand Canyon for the second time in my life and a wintertime postcard in the North Rim gift shop convinced me I needed to see the Canyon in the snow. On the fifth and last … Continue reading

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Cowboys Are My Weakness*

One of my projects while I’m here in New Mexico has been to print up a series of my rodeo photos from last summer to show at the Jezebel Gallery in Madrid, NM. I had the prints made at High … Continue reading

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A Friend in Wounded Knee

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota is infamous: this was the site of the Massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890 and in the 1970’s, a series of deadly sieges between members of the American Indian Movement and … Continue reading

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Not All Blogs That Wander Are Lost

My, how time flies! I’ve now been writing the Blonde Coyote blog for almost two years and after more than 360 posts, I’m in no danger of running out of places to go or things to say. This blog has … Continue reading

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Return to Rocking Horse

When I count up the states I’ve called home – PA, OR, MD, NM, MT, MI, WV, ME, VA – I don’t usually count Florida, though I lived there for four months, years ago, in another life. Back then my … Continue reading

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Galisteo Love Letter

Not far from my place is a tract of land owned by the Bureau of Land Management. BLM land is public land; it belongs to you and me. One eighth of the landmass of the United States is held by … Continue reading

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The Blonde Coyote Freshly Pressed, Again!

Hey Everybody, Yesterday, the Blonde Coyote was Freshly Pressed for the fifth time! My water conservation post “The Weight of Water” caught somebody’s eye at WordPress and it was featured on the platform’s home page. Writing is meant to be read and … Continue reading

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The Blonde Coyote: 2012, in review

Hey Everybody! I’m winding down 2012 in a rare state of relative repose, spending these last chilly days of the year hanging out with my family. With my parents in Pennsylvania, my sister in Germany, my brother in California and … Continue reading

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Xmas 2012: Photos For Friends

I’ve had a long standing policy against buying friends and family things for Christmas. Most people already have more than enough stuff. I’d rather make a point to share experiences during the year and then send them photographs for Christmas. … Continue reading

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