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25 Years of Love Shovel Lessons

Sitting on the top of the world, six miles from the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains, inside the clouds with the first flakes of winter falling, we find on this calendar date the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Mr. If taking title on the 'property' of Love Shovel Ranch. Perhaps some reflection is called for. End … Continue reading 25 Years of Love Shovel Lessons

Thomas’ Mantra

Love Shovel Ranch, being a community of Alpha humans, is often the site of half-humorous assaults on Politically Correct sensibilities (& lack-luster performances). During the reformation of the Ranch in 2012, Seth Walker brought the phrase “Eat a bag of baby dicks” to my attention. I was initially struck by the creativeness of such a … Continue reading Thomas’ Mantra

Fire is Not the Enemy of Poets

As expected, we just barely survived another two-week multiple-events-every-day Beyond Academia Free Skool Summer Poetry Camp in Nederland. WHEW! Starting with a 600 acre forest fire two miles downwind, eleven volunteer instructors put together workshops and lectures for 40 ‘students’, most of whom enjoyed three or more of the offerings, and some staying for the … Continue reading Fire is Not the Enemy of Poets