February 11th, 2010
An introduction to The Way of Things

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Author: Alan R. Hale
This book could be a very important book for somebody who wants to learn the ways the desert.
While it talks about technical issues concerning binoculars, this is a subject that is truly valuable to someone who wants...

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We start with the most simple of concepts – an everyday walk through the desert. As we move, we are a disturbance in “the force”, as is every form of life. We have a certain range and level of awareness that interacts with and affects the range and awareness of all animals.


August 7th, 2017
This humble, often overlooked creature lives almost everywhere in the desert, such as along the dry lakes at the bottom of Death Valley and in the high mountains among the piñons and junipers.
April 8th, 2016
Perhaps a 1000 summers have come and gone since this glyph was etched into the stone, and yet it story is as clear and precise as the day it was made. This story is a moment in time that was treasured by an individual. To truly understand this moment we must understand this ancient archer.
January 6th, 2016
In this day and age, of electric lights and telescopes, the cultural influence of the moon has changed. In our hunter gatherer past everybody would have lived by, and understood the ever-changing yet predictable cycles of the moon. Watching the night sky from their campfires our ancestors saw the moon make its way across the sky, on a path that kept it above the clouds and below the stars, making it unreachable yet not so far away.


March 19th, 2018
The digital information age that we live in allows us to see and discuss various attributes of Bighorn Sheep habitat that was once largely hidden.
January 1st, 2018
We will explore this issue through some thoughts and theories I have developed through many years of observation. Many of these thoughts and ideas stem from my comparison of the desert bighorn sheep population in the Newberry Mountains to populations in other mountain ranges.
August 7th, 2017
In the past Bigfoot’s existed exclusively in the myths and legends told around the glow of the campfires of North America. Now “Bigfoot / Sasquatch” lives like the rest of us in the glow of the electronic campfire that is television and computer screens around the world.