It wakes me like a fever dream. Not with fear, but bewilderment. I always know, the moment that I land, that this is the same dream, the same warmth, wriggling between the cottonwood and willow leaves, dancing across Rags, Bella and me. I know this is the place in which we should bury […]
Another of our favorite house concert troubadours, Anna Tivel, showcases her songwriting prowess in this session from Audiotree Live. Enjoy!
As Rags eluded to below, we’ve spent 2017 resisting the overthrow of our Presidency by a Russian Lap Dog. Here are some of the ways we’ve pushed back against the darkness: Indivisible.org – A website and movement hub organized by former congressional staffers that has made a HUGE impact on the overall fight to save […]
One of our favorite singer songwriters, Jeffrey Martin, takes us on a mesmerizing, heart rending journey, full of rich imagery.
Some days are diamonds. I know what set John Denver’s Muse to whisper that line in his ear one day: Serendipitously hearing the prehistoric lowing of a sedge of Sandhill Cranes, wings beating languidly heavenward on some unexpected afternoon just before spring. Erie. Resplendent. An exclamation point in an otherwise ordinary day. […]
I wasn’t the first enviro-dweeb to bastardise that cultural reference to underscore the demise of the American West under the hoofed locusts of the meat industrial complex, but I dearly hoped I might be one of the last. Lo, here we are nearly two decades later and still there are assholes like Cliven Bundy and […]militia, ranching
A new documentary titled Chasing Ice demonstrates—in stunning detail—the terrifying pace at which glaciers in the Northern Hemisphere are retreating. As all of the science piles up against our carbon-based economy, it is unconscionable that people like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and many in Congress continue to deny that climate change is real and human-driven.climate change
We couldn’t resist taking a snapshot of the street sign near our bed and breakfast in Sante Fe, NM. There’s no question that the irony of the sign should have occurred to the sign makers, but what’s even more ironic and hilarious is that the referenced intersection bounds one corner of the local Presbyterian church.humor, photography
There are times, late at night, when the burnt sienna pigments cut adrift from old jugs of corn liquor take to the wind. Their warm summons trip the unwary as easily as they ferry the willing. So it was, on such a night, at some abandoned roadhouse, that five sylvan avowed to form a band. […]americana, music