I’ve been asking myself what I can do as an individual American to help Ukraine and try to deter the Russian onslaught. One answer for me this morning is to accept higher gasoline prices for the time being and not whine. This is easier for me than most because I am retired. But I’m sure …

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… is very long, lndeed. “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution.” Speech given at the National Cathedral, March 31, 1968. The blurry byline on the copy of “A Singing Heard in Selma’s Mud” …

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With Beatty’s Cabin unfortunately in the news — threatened this June by the Rincon Fire on the east side of the Pecos Wilderness — I went to the bookshelf for my prized first edition of this Pecos classic. Here is a fine (linked) profile of the author, famed New Mexico game warden and lifelong Pecos …

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