Tied to the Post
On the lot
Most of the stories Steve and I share concern what goes on inside the Kokopelli doors of the trading post or the glass doors of the cafe.  Some of the most interesting and amusing people we see nev...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1332 1332 recommendations | email to a friend
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A blessing
It was a late May afternoon at Twin Rocks Trading Post, and I was sitting in my office trying not to nod off. The last time I fell asleep at my desk the resulting crash raised a bump on my forehead...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1321 1321 recommendations | email to a friend
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Of hats, saddles and the boot
A businessman walked into the trading post and said to me, “Can you help me out friend? I have been on the road longer than expected and am worried my wife may be angry and have the door barred whe...
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Natives for sale!
There I sat, staring into the alarmingly narrow hazel-colored eyes of an attractive young woman who wore closely cropped hair, dyed jet black.
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Over the top
I was having a bad day! It was getting on toward evening, and because of extenuating circumstances, I had not gotten much of anything done at the trading post.
Dec 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1338 1338 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tumbling tumbleweeds 
Last week, I was manning the sales counter at Twin Rocks and visiting with customers when a strong storm blew in.
Nov 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1309 1309 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee
At 10 a.m., it was already hot. Summer had finally arrived in Bluff, and that, combined with the effects of global warming, had pushed temperatures into the extreme range.
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1209 1209 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pollen path
The evening was a dream. Laying in the hammock my wife had given me for my birthday, I watched as twilight set in. Looking up from my woven sling into the slowly darkening sky made me drowsy and so...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1266 1266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are you doing that?
It was a slow night at Twin Rocks Cafe. Outside giant flakes of snow gently fell, and a thick white blanket cloaked the gravel parking lot. But for the occasional snowplow that scraped and sparked ...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1290 1290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simply red
Sunrises and sunsets over this high desert country are fabulous at this time of year. They often look as if someone took a match and fired-up an entire bank of burners.
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1313 1313 recommendations | email to a friend
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