Chaco Culture National Historic Park is remarkable. The canyon’s breathtaking architecture has drawn visitors from around the world. A thousand years ago Chaco Canyon was the center of a phenomenal culture. Monumental public architecture was constructed with rocks, mud, stone … Continue reading
The Chaco Phenomenon was an instance of a rapid jump in culture. Huge three-and four-story houses built with exquisite stonework, and containing hundreds of rooms were built by people that only a short time prior were living in underground pit … Continue reading
Chaco Culture National Historical Park preserves one of America’s richest and most fascinating cultural and historic areas. Local resources I had been to Chaco Canyon on a memorable excursion 15 years ago. I was able to revisit there the summer … Continue reading
A Visit to the Mora Valley Spinning Mill and How Yarn Is Made. Location: Mora, New Mexico The textile industry is the world’s oldest branch of manufacturing for consumer goods. Over recent years, however, there has been growing concern about … Continue reading
Navigating the World They sail with no charts or instruments. No timepiece. No compass. They navigate as their ancestors did, guided by a world of natural signs—the arcing stars, sun, and moon; the signs of direction in swell and wind … Continue reading
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location: Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i click any image to enlarge Kamehameha Day, June 11, was proclaimed by Kamehameha V on December 22, 1871, as a day to honor his grandfather, Kamehameha I, and was first observed on June 11, 1872. Every … Continue reading
Music Archives: Jazz When There Is No Sun “The sky is a sea of darkness when there is no sun to light the way there is no day there is only darkness an eternal sea of darkness” Sun Ra … Continue reading