V.25 No.28 | 07/14/2016
The Daily Word in Wildlife, Plagiarism and Rich People
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Jul 19 2016 10:36 AM ]
Whales everywhere rejoice after the US Navy finally stops using harmful underwater sonar.
Coincidence? I think not.
Be a mindful tourist, and not one of these people.
Jon Krakauer's book Into The Wild stirred a wanderlust-y side of many people, to the point where a strikingly large amount are attempting to follow the protagonist's journey to Fairbanks Bus 142 in Alaska.
Why anyone would live in New Mexico with no taste for hot chile peppers is beyond me, but in case the heat doesn't hurt so good (and simply hurts) try extinguishing the pain with milk, not water.
V.22 No.23 | 6/6/2013
Daft Punk Random Access Memories · The Handsome Family Wilderness · Pornography "7 Minutes in Heaven"
This week, we listened to new releases from Daft Punk, The Handsome Family and Pornography.
V.22 No.18 | 5/2/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
The Handsome Family’s Americana Gothic
Talking metaphor, Wilderness and Custer’s corpse
By Geoffrey Plant
Geoffrey Plant chats with The Handsome Family’s Brett and Rennie Sparks at their Albuquerque home.
V.22 No.11 | 3/14/2013
An Alibi mega-scene report
By Derek Caterwaul
DJ, DIY promoter and music writer Derek Caterwaul delivers the first installment of his monthly scene report.
V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012
18 veterans commit suicide each day
By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Mar 14 2012 5:20 PM ]
That’s the startling opener to Alex Limkin’s column “Flashes of Light,” which is all about staying alive after war.
Limkin, an Iraq War veteran, took a trip with Outward Bound. The wilderness organization leads vets through the backcountry for free. It’s part of an effort to help people cope with post-traumatic stress.
Folks can apply here.
From the Foxhole
Flashes of Light
Staying alive after war
By Alex E. Limkin
An average of 18 veterans commit suicide each day. The source for this statistic is not some obscure group with an anti-war agenda but an organization that probably knows something about the rate at which veterans are killing themselves—the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
V.19 No.35 | 9/2/2010
Walk on these wild life refuges
Three nature-filled trips that are close to home and far from ordinary
By John Bear
Get out and see some wildlife before it’s all gone. New Mexico is home to seven federal refuges, two of which are fairly close to Albuquerque. Visit fws.gov/southwest/refuges/nmrefuges.html for a full list of federal preserves in New Mexico.
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