Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy Holidays!

Don’t you know that God is Evolution? We have ever-vigilante Natural Selection to thank for all our blessings. It has shaped us (and continues to shape us) to be in perfect accord with the world we live in (and sometimes … Continue reading

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Why I Quit Graduate School

It was 1964. After a year and a half abroad, I returned to the US, sick with hepatitis. How did I get hepatitis? It was from a non-disposable needle used for my yellow fever inoculation. That was in Iran. My … Continue reading

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Taos Ski Valley is Sold

After moving from the Santa Fe area to Embudo (Taos area), about four years ago, myself and wife Kathy began working as ski instructors at Taos Ski Valley. Recently described in a ski mag as a “quirky” ski area, it … Continue reading

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Remembering Fall Fishing on the Rio Grande

I was fishing blue-wing olive mayfly imitations right up until winter arrived. And that was not so long ago. Now my rod is put-away, and any further “fishing” activity this winter will probably consist only of tying flies (“tie-flying”, my … Continue reading

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The Symbol of Our Nation

A bald eagle flying downriver circles once over Miller’s Landing and continues out of sight

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