The Wyoming Cactus Are Blooming

On February 25 we endured a classic blizzard that left us with four inches of snow and higher drifts all over the place. Six days later, March 2, the sun finally came out; the wind was still blowing, but the snow had melted, leaving us with the brown and barren...
The Valentine Rocks

The Valentine Rocks

This past Valentine’s Day my valentine presented me with a rock-gathering trip (“My Valentine’s Day Rocked!” February 21, 2012). Well, I am happy to report those rocks have been rolled around, planted and placed, arranged and rearranged, and are now all settled in...
It’s a Treasure Hunt

It’s a Treasure Hunt

I went to Wyoming to ride horses and practice writing. So what did I do that first afternoon when I could have been working on my writing skills in the event the next Great American Novel was lurking about in my head? Why, dig cactus and collect rocks,...