Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Margaret Dalrymple

Recently I learned of the death of Margaret Dalrymple on August 12th at the age of 83. Margaret was a scholar who received a...

Nevada’s students are becoming makeshift teachers

Given that our state consistently clocks in at 49th or 50th in the nation for K-12 education outcomes, the potential impacts of Covid-19 on...

Yosemite Women Take the Lead

Many people know that Royal Robbins and Warren Harding pioneered rock climbing on Yosemite’s big walls like Half Dome in the 1950s. Not enough...

Modern-day Myth in Jarbidge, Nevada

In the far corner of Northeastern Nevada, hours away from paved roads and nestled in a deep canyon lies a small town—and a monster....

Going It Alone – Ramblings and Reflections from the Trail

What Was I Thinking? (Page 3) After decades of day hiking by myself, I decided I no longer wanted to go home at night. I...

Swimming, Italy, and the Wonder of Dogs with Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox has seen a lot over the more than 35 years as an amateur, record-setting long-distance and cold water swimmer. Cox has swum...

Poem: Madonna in Traffic

Madonna in Traffic Your eyes, shunted away in dark amniotic fluid, what do you see staring onto Boulder Highway, mother straddling the island with cars slipping either side of...

Short Prayer for a Fragile Life

Boots Wind Water Sky I wrote this, my shortest poem ever, some years ago, and Black Rock Press, a Reno arts press associated with the University of Nevada,...

On the Trail of the Jackalope – As Real as You...

As Real as You Want Them to Be My next appointment is with Bruce Jones, Mayor of Douglas. After walking back to the LaBonte I...

How to Hunt a Jackalope

It’s well-known that the North American Jackalope only mates during lightning storms, can be lured out from its native sagebrush by a stiff glass...