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Vikings in North America on bestseller lists!

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We are so excited that our non-fiction article about Vikings in North America, to be released on April 21st, is already  #6 on the Amazon bestseller list for its category.  Thanks so much, everyone.  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TDPZ56M?ref%5F=pd%5Fsim%5Fb%5F2&refRID=1T94B4841YZSBS14571D&pldnSite=1

 

 

Sandstone and extinctions

2014-09-17 07.48.41It’s such a pretty day here.  We swear the Chugwater sandstone glows in spring sunlight.  The red color comes from its high iron content.  This particular sandstone dates to around 200 million years ago, right after the Permian extinctions (@250 million years ago) when 90% of all life on earth died.  The Chugwater tells geologists that Mother Earth was working hard to renew herself. 

Almost spring at Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

 

Well, the snow is almost all melted from the canyon ledges, and it’s turned out to be a gorgeous day here.  Almost feels like spring at Red Canyon Ranch.

 

Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

The Perfect “Writer’s Bag!”

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We just found the perfect “writer’s bag.”  It holds an Ipad, a book, and a good chunk of manuscript.  It’s made of buffalo leather and superbly designed by Merlin’s Hideout in Thermopolis, Wyoming.  Not only that, the shoulder strap is wide and sturdy, so it distributes the weight better, and doesn’t feel heavy.  (which Kathy really appreciates) We love this store. Everything is handmade from top quality leather.  We’ll be carrying our Writer’s Bag on the next trip stuffed with the first 250 pages of the Book II in the People of the Morning Star series. 

Hope all is well in your world.  It’s starting to feel like autumn here, with temperatures in the mid-thirties at night, but lovely 70 degree days. 

Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming

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 as we are.  Hope you are all having a quiet beautiful Fall.

  Buffalo cow-Potosie--on Red Canyon Ranch, Wyoming.

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