Monthly Archives: October 2010

keeper of the underworld

Written on October 6, 2010 at 10:53 pm, by

The keeper of the underworld, of secret knowledge and mysticism (and my personal totem animal), recently made a surprise visit in the driveway after dark, just as the house was preparing for a celebratory autumn equinox party.  The barred owl had killed one of the roof rats that have been plaguing our house this season Continue Reading »

Utah and Idaho – Day 9

Written on October 4, 2010 at 9:54 pm, by

From Four Corners, I made my way through Utah, unsure where I was heading having once again lost my way. I ended up driving through the famous Utah Canyonlands, finally stopping in Moab after midnight at the only campground that wasn’t full. When I woke up, I discovered that I was literally less than a Continue Reading »

New Mexico and Four Corners – Day 8

Written on October 4, 2010 at 9:22 pm, by

Leaving Albuquerque on Sunday, I wound my way through the back roads of New Mexico, weaving in and out of Utah and Colorado, in search of the elusive Four Corners National Monument. Located on Navajo land, the monument was circled by empty stalls where I presume during the busy summer season, many Natives sell their Continue Reading »