Category Archives: Uncategorized

Natural Happenings, Summer 2018, #2

“Beauty Happens”. That is a line from a great book on sexual selection, entitled “The Evolution Of Beauty”, by Richard O. Prum, Professor of Ornithology at Yale University. If you love studying Evolution, you’ll love this book.

Posted in Birding, Nature, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Natural Happenings, Summer 2018

It’s been a hot summer, so far, in the upper Rio Grande Valley. The monsoon arrived on time – at the end of the first week of July, – but is now disappointing us with fewer thunder storms than we … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Nature, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

We? Who The Hell Are We?

              “We? Who The Hell Are We?” Looked at in the fullness of time we humans are a problem only for ourselves evolution will replenish the planet once we are removed   We will … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry/Stories, Politics/Economics, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Anting the Hatch, 6-5-18

I did not invent this phrase. One minute on Google sufficed to identify the author as Ken Miyata, who wrote an article thus titled in Fly Fisherman Magazine, Volume 13, No. 6, in 1982. When I returned from the river … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Rio Grande – Google Earth Maps & More #1

This is the first of four posts that contain Google Earth maps of four stretches of the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. From upstream to downstream, they are the Taos Box, Orilla Verde Recreation Area, the Racecourse and the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Compositing and Honesty

Originally posted on Crest, Cliff & Canyon:
Questions regarding the ethics and taste of digitally composited photos have been a hot topic on the landscape photography internet recently. Issues surrounding manipulation of photographs are as old as photography itself, but…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fall Along the Rio Grande – Bighorns, Beavers, Brown Trout, Birds and Beautiful Days

Fall Along the Rio Grande (2017) – Bighorns, Beavers, Brown Trout, Birds and Beautiful Days Bighorn sheep The Bighorn sheep herd that spent considerable time in the Orilla Verde (OV) section of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment