February 10, 2023
We escaped the bitter cold at the end of January, and drove from Kansas to Albuquerque to Scottsdale – a part of Phoenix, Arizona. Don and Julie, our best friends, drove from Idaho Falls in Idaho to Scottsdale. We all snow-birded in an AirBnb rental.From left, Don, Julie, Mary Ann, and Kim with Superstition… More “Saguaros and Signs on the Hieroglyphics Trail in Superstition Mountains, Arizona.”
January 19, 2021
I live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A few days ago, I was awakened by a swooshing sound, jumped out of bed and ran to my deck — this is what greeted me.Sandia peak in the background.
Interview for oil Patch Radio.After I was interviewed last week by Kym Bolado and David Blackmon for Oil … More “Hiking and petroglyphs and The Shale Controversy.”
September 13, 2014
I had wanted to visit Chaco Canyon for over 30 years. It’s near the Four Corners area of the USA, about two and a half hours from ABQ. The road is paved except for about 12 miles of unpaved washboard (corrugations) which challenged my new Subaru Forrester (rattle….rattle).
The “Ancient Ones” lived here from 800-1200 … More “Chaco Canyon: A Spectacular Place of Mystery”
October 30, 2013
In past eons, a lot of volcanic activity has occurred in New Mexico. Albuquerque (ABQ) is situated on a tremendous rift valley: the Rio Grande rift. There are whole mountains that used to be volcanoes (e.g., Mt Taylor and Valles Caldera in the Jemez). Also, there are hot springs. And there are 50 volcanic plugs … More “Cabezon: Another Hike Toward Heaven”
October 22, 2011
“Hey Corey. How would you pray for someone who is sick?” We had hiked in to Petroglyph National Monument, on the outskirts of Albuquerque, and were resting under an Anasazi image of a lizard pecked by hand into a dark volcanic boulder, possibly as long as 800 years ago. There may be 24,000 such carved … More “How to pray for someone who is sick”