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  • Beautiful autumn day here.. October 17, 2014
    After an unbelievably wet and beautiful summer, the grass is finally turning brown on Red Canyon Ranch, and the buffalo are filling up on as much of the last green shoots as they can. 
  • Thanks for the great reviews! October 13, 2014
    Thank you Beth Colvin of The Advocate for your very kind review of our book about Cahokia: http://theadvocate.com/entertainment/books/9677887-123/people-of-morning-star-reveals  And thanks, also, to Betty Lytle of The Oklahoman: http://newsok.com/book-review-people-of-the-morning-star-by-kathleen-oneal-gear-and-w.-michael-gear/article/5352475/?page=2   We very much appreciate the time you each took to read the novel, and write reviews.  Thanks so much.
  • Untitled October 11, 2014
    The cultural price of war…  This is a before and after photo of the Grand Mosque in Aleppo, Syria.  It was a World Heritage site, gone now. 
  • Untitled October 10, 2014
    One of the most difficult decisions that any archaeological or historical site has to make is over public access to the site.  How much traffic can those fragile resources take before they begin to deteriorate so much that preserving them means prohibiting people from seeing them?  The Ajanta Caves recently decided to close four caves […]
  • Untitled October 8, 2014
    It’s hard to believe it’s autumn.  For the first time ever we still have green grass growing on the ranch in October.  The buffalo are looking healthy and happy.  The great nutrition means the calves are just glossy and beautiful.  They play all the time, probably enjoying the last few days of lingering warmth.  Just […]