Adventure

Sky Fix with Dogs

Taos, New Mexico

I bitch a lot but this is just ten minutes from the house

My heart rate was pushing one hundred thirty-two beats per minute near the top of the hill. I thought that was a bit much, but nothing burst. She flew on ahead the way she always does, sometimes with her arms stretched out like wings. (I can beat her on a bike, but that's it.) There [...]

Beautiful Dreamer

raccoon track

Morning raccoon track!

"Yyou're doing this to yourself," she said. It was the sickness again. The impossibility of anything. I ought to give it a name, like an invisible raccoon, and tell it to go sit in the corner, except it would probably be the size of an elephant with fangs like butcher knives! Related or not, for [...]

Checking In Again

Ute Mountain

Rio Grande del Norte Nat’l Monument near the Colorado line, Ute Mountain dead ahead. Photo from Nov. 18th!

I remember how in junior high school back in Abilene, they'd have John Birch Society members visit class and show us filmstrips about the evil Russian commies taking over America. Those were the days... My apologies for the lack of posting. Events in the national sphere as well as in our own lives are too [...]

Razor Blade Tightwire

wife on sofa with cat

Laughing ’cause the cat wants the cheese

The engine screamed cleanly climbing out of the canyon at 5,000 rpm in 3rd. With the road to myself on a sunny cool day, I was taking the curves as fast as I could, windows wide open and the heater on full. Back in the motel in Albuquerque, she'd told me this wasn't a day [...]

New Mexico Truck Life

Ford F-150 dashboard

You should see what’s on the floor

You can never have too many skulls or Guadalupanas. (There are two more Guadas in the cab, you just can't see them here.) The clear glass object in the center is actually a tiny skull. The filthy gearshift knob is a skull I cast from plastic resin in a mold I made myself about twenty [...]

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