A bushwhacker’s lament

A bushwhacker’s lament

by M John Fayhee August 22, 2012 War Paint

I will always bushwhack; I can’t help myself. But, while so doing, I try to minimize my presence and my impact. (Or at least I tell myself I do.)

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Wildfires and a Complacent Media

Wildfires and a Complacent Media

by M John Fayhee June 26, 2012 War Paint

As these words are being penned, the largest wildfire in New Mexico history is still active right on the other side of the ridge directly to the west of my house.

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Dog Names

Dog Names

by M John Fayhee March 29, 2012 War Paint

Life in New Mexico is weird enough without having a weirdly named dog.

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Rolodexia

Rolodexia

by M John Fayhee March 22, 2012 War Paint

I now have 13 deceased people (and five deceased entities) listed in my Rolodex, and those listings amount to something of a Who’s Who? of mountain culture.

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Tropical Cocktails

Tropical Cocktails

by M John Fayhee February 16, 2012 War Paint

The trip to Central America became probably the defining component in a relationship that has spanned almost three decades.

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The Peaks of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

The Peaks of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

by M John Fayhee January 30, 2012 War Paint

From every mountainside, let freedom ring.

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Resolutions

Resolutions

by M John Fayhee January 4, 2012 War Paint

Regular MG contributors make New Year’s resolutions.

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Spider Man, Part 2

Spider Man, Part 2

by M John Fayhee November 29, 2011 War Paint

Tales of excitement and woe featuring Earth’s eight-legged menace.

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Spider Man-Part 1

Spider Man-Part 1

by M John Fayhee October 27, 2011 War Paint

It is not often that one has the opportunity to actually bear witness to a phobic reaction being played out right before one’s very eyes.

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Pulling Burrs From Under the Saddle

Pulling Burrs From Under the Saddle

by M John Fayhee September 29, 2011 War Paint

It’s important to make a few things perfectly clear right up front, if for no other reason than, by and large, horse people are generally far better armed than I am.

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