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  • I fell into a burning ring of fire

    There’s nothing like a campfire to soothe and lift the soul

  • Tequila-fueled tunes

    The music Roger Clyne writes and performs with his band, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, is inspired by the Arizona desert

  • The art of an alien landscape

    In Westernness: A Meditation, poet and scholar Alan Williamson examines what it means to live in the West through the eyes of the region’s writers and artists

  • This dog believes

    An undergrown Australian shepherd mix named Pika offers advice on living in the moment despite frightening and challenging times

  • Somewhere up the crazy river

    In Upstream: Sons, Fathers, and Rivers, Robin Carey recounts a kayak journey up the Klamath River that he made with his son, Dev, and on the way explores the Careys’ troubled family history

  • In search of greener pastures

    Laina Corazon Coit and her brother, Rick Chase, want to create Colorado’s first natural burial ground and wildlife refuge on the eastern prairie

  • When bison gawk back, it's smart to back down

    The writer knew about avoiding bison, but then she blundered into their midst

  • What we love will save us

    We are all, too much of the time, captives of the wreck and the mistake. Can’t take our eyes off it, can’t stop thinking about it, can’t stop picking that scab. We slide into our merely negative identity — defined by what we refuse...

  • A deliberate life in the Rockies

    On the Wild Edge is David Peterson’s account of the two decades he and his wife, Caroline, have spent living close to nature in a cabin in the mountains of southern Colorado

  • Prey at the waterhole

    The experience of watching a mountain lion is utterly transformed when the watcher realizes he is the one being watched

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