February 11th, 2010
An introduction to The Way of Things

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Author: Alan R. Hale
This book could be a very important book for somebody who wants to learn the ways the desert.
While it talks about technical issues concerning binoculars, this is a subject that is truly valuable to someone who wants...

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This lecture discusses the role of camouflage in the environment. The use and effects of camouflage demonstrate a universal phenomenon, known as a feedback loop. In the case of camouflage, the feedback loop is one of awareness and knowledge.


June 22nd, 2014
When you walk the desert quietly and alone long enough you quit observing it in a conscious manner, and you learn things in the silence of the desert.
January 23rd, 2014
This is one of the most famous petroglyphs in North America and rightfully so. It is unique in many ways. To start with, it’s an action shot with two characters inter-acting with each other. This alone puts it in a rare and unique category of petroglyphs, and makes it worth trying to understand all that we can read from it.
November 25th, 2013
In a time before our modern roads there were ancient roads that crisscrossed the desert, sometimes for hundreds of miles, others just to go from one valley to the next.


October 31st, 2014
April 22nd, 2014
For many years I have worked in power plants that generated electricity for "the grid". "The grid" refers to the electrical distribution system that supplies electrical power to our homes and factories, sometimes from power plants more than 1000 miles away.
January 27th, 2013
In order to understand hunting in the human way one must understand humanity's past and present and this will give insight to those who wonder about its future. In our modern day and age it is passionately debated as to whether hunting and killing are proper and useful components of human activity.