The View From Between The Ears [Excerpt]

The View From Between The Ears [Excerpt]

When you ride a horse, you spend a lot of time looking at the back of his head. You view the trail ahead through the poll, the crown of his head, the part that sits between his ears. You notice how those ears move independently, each one turning toward a sound of...
The Force of Gravity [excerpt]

The Force of Gravity [excerpt]

We spend our lives doing battle with gravity. It’s a mysterious force. We understand its properties. We know what it does, but we don’t know how or why. Gravity fastens us to the earth. It causes friction when we try move. It wants to keep us still, to be...
The Painted Desert [excerpt]

The Painted Desert [excerpt]

The wind picks up in the afternoon. We can’t get away from it out here. A lot of miles between things. Summer storms are starting a bit early this year, and they hit us every afternoon for an hour or so. The storm always comes out of the northwest. I can usually...