Take it or Leave it
Another perspective on the Latigo Wind Farm
If you live in Monticello, or in Southeast Utah and love the scenery, and if you have an appreciation for history, you need to do something now for yourself and your family:
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s the science, stupid!
Although I cannot say for sure, memory tells me when I first heard this nursery rhyme it immediately stuck with me.
Sep 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Unity Monument – Albert Christensen’s heartbreak
Albert Christensen loved stone, Jesus and Franklin Roosevelt.  He was an artist from the time of his birth and was driven by an almost primal need to express himself.
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Some disturbing facts behind those ‘renewable’ wind turbines
Sometimes the endless open spaces of the West impress me most when I can’t see them at all. One night when I was a ranger at the Arches National Park campground, I encountered a woman so terrified ...
Jul 29, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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Watch for hummingbirds...in war and peace
It’s late July and the Rufous Hummers are back. Feisty little devils, they are. Ready to pick a fight, just to have something to do. I sit on my porch swing in the early evening and watch the aerob...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
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I still miss Gene Schafer
I’d been away from Monticello for a couple months, but one evening last week, after a long, hard drive, I pulled into the old elm-shaded driveway and started to unload my bags.
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding consensus with Ed Abbey & Brigham Young
So... what would Monticello look like if urban enviropreneurs were as successful as they’d like to be? What would a suddenly booming tourist/recreation economy do to San Juan County and the residen...
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
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Totes awesome Monticello?
When Ashley Korenblat and the Utah Outdoor Business Network appeared before the San Juan County Commission last summer to pitch a dramatically expanded tourist/recreation economy, she explained it ...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ashley Kornblatt’s Amenities Dream Scheme
In some ways, conservative Westerners are their own worst enemies. They have always been torn by two very conflicting, incompatible philosophies. On the one hand, Old Westerners, especially in Utah...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moab is assimilated. Bike borg moves south. Is resistance futile in San Juan County?
It was never really about the bicycle. The contraption was merely a conveyance, a delivery system for a culture and a mind set and an industry that, even 20 years ago, was inevitable.
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
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