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February 12th, 2015
It starts with a rock, but of course it is not a real rock. It is real only in that it is a real imposter, a fake whose artistic purpose is to appear to be real.
February 11th, 2010
An introduction to The Way of Things

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Author: Jim Hamm
"BOW AND ARROWS OF THE NATIVE AMERICANS" is a window into the technology of
the Native Americans.
 
While this book was intended to guide one in making a bow, it is worth reading whether you're into archery or...

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Carlos Gallinger and Tim Liddell discuss desert survival tips including the ten essential items you should bring on any hike.

Articles

February 19th, 2015
When walking the desert in the summer time heat one finds there is a stillness on the land. The stark blue sky without any clouds is motionless, and all the animals or deep in their burrows or hiding in what little shade they can find.
January 13th, 2015
We have a beautiful example of this, in this petroglyph. It is an ancient story, told in an ancient way, by an ancient people. Yet this image, this story, transcends the time and culture that made it. It is a story that is still told around a few campfire today, perhaps not as often as it should be. It is the story of a good kill gone bad.
June 22nd, 2014
When you walk the desert quietly and alone long enough you quit observing it in a conscious manner, and you learn things in the silence of the desert.

Philosophy

March 31st, 2015
One of the most important adaptations that all desert animals have in common is their use and understanding of the thermal environment. Desert bighorn sheep are no exception to this, indeed they have mastered it.
February 27th, 2015
For many years environmental organizations have concentrated their efforts on maintaining and improving natural and artificial water sources for desert bighorn sheep.
November 11th, 2014
The thoughts and ideas here took me a long time to formulate and have been influenced by spending a lot of time watching desert bighorn sheep and talking to people who do the same. I also worked closely with The Society For The Conservation of Big Horn Sheep, and in particular their photo survey.