Journal

The legend of the jackalope
Sometimes it’s hard to separate myth from mundane. And sometimes the two become so intertwined that the “facts” are almost impossible to discern. Perhaps it’s that the human mind needs the fantasy of something out of the ordinary, something unusual....
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Bolts of lightning were said to shoot from the eyes of the Thunderbird and claps of thunder to come from the movement of his wings. Fierce and strong, the Thunderbird brought the storms and the rain, the precious source of...
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Bears in the southwest
Years ago, both black bears and grizzly bears made their home in New Mexico. These creatures are a majestic sight in their natural habitat, despite the cartoon images of our childhood. Other attempts to make these animals cuddly and cute...
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Corn in the southwest
Corn, also known as maize, has been sacred to Native Americans for thousands of years. Its importance to the survival of the people was so great that corn became a part of ceremony, a symbol of wisdom and evidence that...
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