Items by Marty Jones

Garage-kept in Colorado
The writer succumbs to garage fever
Camping out with faux fire can be just dandy
Marty Jones backs building faux fires in wilderness -- no muss, no fuss.
Put another tank on the fire
The invention of the Porta Fire, a Forest Service-approved portable campfire, means that even in the middle of drought-caused fire bans, campers can still have their campfires – more or less
Hot town, summer in the city
Living with drought in cities such as Denver, Colo., has its challenges.
Attention, wolves: I'm what's for dinner
In the extremely unlikely event that any wolves reintroduced to Colorado began eating people, the writer says he would gladly volunteer to serve as a meal.
The agriculture economic squeeze
The economic state of ranching and farming in the United States today is so gloomy that any reasonable business-person would ask, ''Why the hell is anyone in agriculture?"