Category Archives: Magazine article

Sierra Heritage Article Now in .pdf

I’ve made my 2014 Sierra Heritage article into a .pdf. You can view it here. (internal link) It’s about the beginnings of Highway 50, which stretches from West Sacramento, California all the way to Ocean City, Maryland. My piece is … Continue reading

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Background On My Fifth Rock&Gem Article

My article on Quartzsite, Arizona is in the April issue of Rock&Gem Magazine. (external link) You can find it soon at most Barnes&Noble bookstores or you can order a copy online. You might think I’m some sort of geologist or … Continue reading

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The Background on My Fourth Rock&Gem Article

It’s out! My article “The Meaning of Mariposite” has been published by Rock&Gem Magazine. Available soon at booksellers like Barnes&Noble or you can order it in hardcopy here. (external link). A digital download is also available. In late November last … 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┬ácan 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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Now to The Writing

I’m back from a week in Quartzsite, Arizona, where I was gathering material for a future Rock&Gem article. Speaking of which, the editors of that magazine inform me that my next article will appear in their March issue. Besides writing, … Continue reading

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Another Article Submitted

Just completed another article for Rock&Gem Magazine (internal link). With luck they will accept it, like they have my three other articles. This was a difficult piece┬ábecause my rough draft ran over 4,500 words and the magazine’s limit was 3,000. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

In America we celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday which means just that. Time to be thankful for all things great and small. I’m thankful to have been published three times this year in Rock&Gem magazine. Right now I’m working on two … Continue reading

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