Monthly Archives: June 2011

New Mexico, Not.

New Mexico is not what you expect. In fact, New Mexico is not a lot of things. First of all, when most people think of New Mexico they think about Roswell and the supposed crash-landing of an alien craft in … Continue reading

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A Passing Grade

So far, it’s been as if New Mexico is testing us. We’ve had frosts in April, smoke from the Arizona fires in June, and a very windy May. All of this has put us behind schedule in building because we’ve … Continue reading

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Arizona Fire Update – June 8

Rather than stay at the ranch yesterday and breathe bad air, it seemed like a good day to drive east and buy some building materials. After a day away, this was the scene driving west toward the ranch last night. … Continue reading

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South Arizona Fires Spread to New Mexico

June 6th, 2011 — For those of you who follow the news, you might have heard about some massive fires in South Arizona. As of my typing this, over 350 square miles of beautiful forests have burned. Thousands of fire-fighters … Continue reading

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From Donkeys to Goldfish

The truth is that I actually like coyotes – I have a fondness for canids of all stripes – especially dogs, but coyotes are stars in terms of their ability to adapt and survive utilizing claw, tooth, and intellect. There … Continue reading

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