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The White Cowboys

April 28, 2019

Old Westerns still have something to tell us.

A Cowboy Ghost Story from West Texas

April 24, 2019

The hit song,Ghost Riders in the Sky, is reportedly based on a real ghost story.

Cowboy Poetry Week: Searching the Arroyos and Mesas

April 23, 2019

Music has always been a good medium for Western storytelling.

Cowboy Poetry Week

April 20, 2019

If Jesus was a cowboy, would he attend the National Cowboy Poetry Festival.

Fashion

March 8, 2019

                Fashion (Star Wars style) Here’s a Star Wars Jedi Master pictured with Aayla Secura from the Clone Wars. The Jedi Master is very stylishly dressed, but he has to be careful. His female antagonist might take his head off.

Awakening

April 11, 2018

Shiprock is a huge rock monolith in Northwestern New Mexico and known to the Navajos as Tse Bit’a’i or “Winged Rock.”

Weathered

January 10, 2018

Checkerboard Mesa in Zion National Park is where this weathered desert scene takes place.

2017 Favorites

December 20, 2017

A gnarled piece of old wood takes on a strange shape in the red rock desert of southern Utah.

Corner

August 23, 2017

Don’t mess with this guy, if you know what’s good for you.

Elemental

August 9, 2017

How these two elephant found their way to the middle of the Arizona desert remains a mystery.

Texture

August 2, 2017

Sometimes, Mother Nature can be quite the sculptor.

Transient

June 21, 2017

So many movies have been made in this small Utah town that it is often dubbed “Little Hollywood.”

Path

December 27, 2016

                          Path Path My time in St. George, Utah consisted of camping out in the red rock desert just north of the city limits. My trip into town included traveling down this scenic bike path. Once in town, my first stop was usually […]

Desert Solitiare

May 4, 2012

My Situation I have been in the city of Las Vegas for almost three weeks now and without having ever ventured out into the surrounding countryside, I have learned quite a lot about the place. First of all Las Vegas is much bigger than the infamous strip that attracts the majority of out of town […]