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Because, today…

From Desert Chrome: Water, a Woman, and Wild Horses in the West Detritus: Sierra Nevada, 1971. October light leaks in between slats of graying barn wood. A yellow stripe marks Craig’s cheek, his shoulder. I taste salt and smell the sun on his skin and in the hay beneath me that makes our bed in the … Continue reading

Bluff, Utah

Aloha all– I am having difficulties with my computer and blog, but I wanted to let you know about my forthcoming workshop in Bluff. It is on Saturday, October 16, from 1-4 pm, beside the flowing San Juan River and its shedding cottonwoods trees. Please wade through whatever you find below to register. Thank you! … Continue reading

Today

Some days just seem like days. But they’re not. They are birthdays and wedding days and anniversaries and death days. And anniversaries of those. These days happen all over the world, in all time zones, all the time. Today, in my little world, Walt turned three. His father brought him up to cow camp to … Continue reading

Headwaters

  We climb higher, my old Tacoma grunting along the scree-and-dirt road at 10,600 feet above sea level, aiming toward Lone Cone’s timberline and the end of the road. My son Tyler has been all over this mountain, hiking and camping above the limits of trees, and he wants to show me something. He wanted … Continue reading

Cancelled & Forthcoming

Due to a situation at Cortez Public Library, tonight’s event (May 26) has been cancelled. It may later be rescheduled as a Zoom event, but I am hoping for in-person! Next up: Bookworks, Albuquerque, with Desert Chrome, Kathryn Wilder (me), and Laura Pritchett (!) via Zoom on Wednesday, June 2, at 6 p.m. MDT. You can … Continue reading