• Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Cead mile failte

    I told my sister that NASA was planning to fire a missile at an asteroid coming close to Earth — not because there was any danger of the asteroid hitting Earth, just to test our math (and, I suspect, to appease a bit of the Bruce Willisness in all Americans.)… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Hopping along the Valley trail

    There’s a new chaperone in town who’s willing to go the extra mile, or two, before arriving safely at a final destination. Martin Calkins started The Valley Hopper shuttle service, in part, to get to know neighbors and out-of-towners.

    Calkins’ website,, offers a plethora of options for tourists and… read more →

  • Locations: News, Opinion Published

    Try some destination photography in Monument Valley

    There’s good news and bad news if you’re mulling over a quick trip west to Monument Valley.

    The bad news: The Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park composes the bulk of Monument Valley but, as of June 1, is closed until further notice due to COVID, accordingread more →