Read: Great Dream of Heaven

I read this book in one day. Half on the beach in Newport and half in the Las Vegas airport. Not something I would recommend but it was what it was. And Jesus Christo the Vegas airport broke me. It … Read More

Adventure: New Mexico Movement

A lot going on out here. I don’t want to travel anymore. My wanderlust for the rest of the world has been overwhelmed by this state. There is SO MUCH here that a lifetime of free time wouldn’t even make … Read More

Creative: Jeff Frost Film

As many of you know I’ve been doing interviews for the past three years. This interview series, Dispatches, started with a simple question from my former boss at Blurb. “Do you want to do portraits and interviews of people who … Read More

Adventure: Los Poblanos

So I got a chance to stay at Los Poblanos in Albuquerque. I’d heard about this place for years but never had an option until now. The idea was 2.5 days with the wifey poo poo. Just us. No plans. … Read More

Read: Fencing the Sky

Okay, I doubled down on Galvin, just like I have with various other authors, but unlike various other authors Galvin’s work is so painfully close to home. Fencing the Sky is a beautiful book filled with not so beautiful things. … Read More

Read: The Meadow

I didn’t believe this book existed. A friend in Laramie said “You know, someone wrote a book about the original ranch property your family had?” So to learn this book existed was a shock to say the least. Not to … Read More

Creative: Call and Response

How cool is this? Call & Response is a zine collaboration of members of VI. This is a MagCloud 8×8, which you can find here. How about them in their own words? A word about VI Paul Romaniuk is a … Read More

Creative: MagCloud for Blurb, Poster

Post number three in regard to using MagCloud in support of a Blurb project. ESSAY. My magazine. The poster was a bit of a sleeper product for me. No urge to use these in the past and then I made … Read More

Dispatches: Courtney White

I found Courtney White through his books about carbon, conservation, ranching and the New West. He asked how I found these books but I had no answer. They seemingly just appeared in my vehicle where they have resided ever since. … Read More

Adventure: California Training

I didn’t intend to ride 61 miles. It just happened, in two stages. Thirty-seven with my neighbor and then twenty-four with the wifey. The first ride was great, felt strong, no issues. Second ride started great then I hit the … Read More

Dispatches: Nick Tauro Jr.

I met Nick Tauro Jr. online a few years ago, but we didn’t meet in person until recently when I gave a presentation for Blurb and ASMP at the University of New Mexico in the ABQ. We met online because … Read More

Read: The Forever War

This is the first sci-fi book I’ve ever read. Loved it. Written by a vet, the book is a space reflection on the Vietnam war. Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War is a scary look at a potential future. The imagined … Read More