• By Published On: April 4, 20246.4 min read

    There’s a raven calling from the tree where the vultures spend these last frosty nights of early spring, the dandelions have started blooming in the low wet spots near the outflow of the boggy spring on the path to the greenhouse, and the cottonwoods are showing renewed signs of life. My kid and I are [...]

  • By Published On: March 9, 20246.6 min read

    Pueblo & Chiricahua Apache in Southwestern New Mexico I’m sitting in my rig in a beautiful valley in southwestern New Mexico. Spring is just starting to find its way up here with the quail beginning to move and the greening of the grass. At 5500 feet, winter still exists here, just north of the Mexico [...]

  • By Published On: December 1, 202311.7 min read

    So-called New Mexico | Mescalero Apache Territory The wind kicked up around 2am and blew the lid off our Thanksgiving dinner that I’d left on the roof because the fridge is full. We’re parked on some BLM ground near Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico attempting to escape the full brunt of a cold front to [...]