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  • A life of brutal grace

    The Boy Who Invented Skiing" is the memoir of Swain Wolfe, who spent his boyhood in a Colorado Springs tuberculosis sanatorium in the '30s

  • Our lungs, ourselves: Smoking in Wyoming bars

    The writer doesn't want a smoking ban affecting the homey bars that dot rural and remote Wyoming

  • We need to talk about why some minorities lag behind

    The writer says he's not being racist when he insists on talking about minority cultures and why they lag behind

  • Relishing those idiosyncratic Western triumphs

    The writer likes standing out in rural Montana in the most innocuous ways

  • 'There was just some hard hittin' going on'

    Matt Jenkins visits the annual Combine Demolition Derby in the tiny farming town of Lind, Wash.

  • The merry — and meditative — farmer

    In Blithe Tomato, Mike Madison writes engagingly about working the land on a small farm in California’s Central Valley

  • Down on the ground looking for culture

    The writer gets down on the ground as he looks for community culture

  • It ain't easy getting old

    In No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy discards his bitter nostalgia to tell a story set along the border in the 1980s

  • Mute, riven, blessed

    All over the West, white roadside crosses and spontaneous, humble shrines mark the holy sites where the souls of human beings have left this world

  • Resurrecting J. Thomas

    The crumbling remains of a man named J. Thomas have a story to tell about life and death in the northern Colorado in the 1870s

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