Monthly Archives: February 2017

On Deadlines

“I find that it takes a lot of years of living, and many more of reckoning, to come up with one worthwhile paragraph. And when a deadline looms, prayer doesn’t hurt, either.” Carmen Agra Deedy I respect many newspaper reporters … Continue reading

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Updating My Book Proposal At NevadaAg.com

02/12/2017 Update: Revisions completed! Original post: Five months ago I constructed a website (external link) to support a book proposal on Nevada agriculture. That site needs updating and I’m doing that this week. The sample chapter I have in .pdf needs the most work. In … Continue reading

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Future Proofing, Coincidences, and Mariposite

Take more pictures. You might need them someday. My next article for Rock&Gem Magazine will be on mariposite. This rock can be a building stone, lapidary material, or even gold bearing ore. It occurs chiefly in the central and southern portion … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The University Press System

University presses exist throughout the United States. They’d seem a logical choice when looking for a publisher. But perhaps not, especially for a non-academic like myself. First, a realistic assessment written by an anonymous insider. Then a few comments from a … Continue reading

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