dream ranch

~ All sky, no cattle ~

I can’t remember the riffle that sent my mind in this direction, but for some reason I was thinking about how many of my favorite writers and poets lived, worked and taught in the Pacific Northwest.   At any rate, it led me to this laborious piece from the Center for the Study of the …

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Fame did not come as I wanted. Jim Belshaw, retired Albuquerque Journal columnist, apparent early riser and waste-no-time emailer, dinged me at 6:09 a.m. Sunday after seeing my name attached to a comment in the New York Times. “Is this you?” he demanded,  ever the newsman. In my waking haze, I recognized a snarky comment …

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