Like poems, caves take a lot of time to interpret. And even when you do arrive at a coherent interpretation, there’s no guarantee it won’t be usurped by a competing theory.Read more "On Hermeneutics In Alabaster Cave"
While a second trip to Trigo Canyon didn’t get us much farther up the trail, many new things were discovered nevertheless.Read more "Trigo Canyon, Part 2: Between Mist And Schist"
Mountain building can happen in a number of different ways. Here’s how it works in the United States’ Basin and Range Province.Read more "Stretching, Cracking, Floating, Sinking: A Basin And Range Primer"
Greenpeace has been all over the news for damaging the desert varnish around a famous Nazca Line figure. What’s the big deal?Read more "What’s The Deal With Desert Varnish?"