Field Notes

Dec 3
Posted December 3, 2014
It was the last night of our stay in Las Cruces. Eddie Rodriguez was hanging with us until the last cow came home. We were cleaning up the cafeteria-gymnasium-auditorium of the...
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Nov 23
Posted November 23, 2014
The Black Range rises up out of the southwestern New Mexico desert, in the center of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness, straddled by the Gila desert to the west and the Rio Grande...
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Sep 5
Posted September 5, 2014
  A few years ago, I met with a man once a year, who slogged through the most ascetic expedition in Wilderness Outreach history. We talked about Catholic men things and what was...
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Feb 13
Posted February 13, 2014
  When I was a young man, just out of college, I lived a life of an entrepreneurial carpenter in the western United States, working hard, partying hard, backpacking often and...
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Nov 11
Posted November 11, 2013
What’s Wrong With Men Today About a year ago I received an article from a friend entitled “What's wrong with men today?” There are a multitude of examples in books like "Manning...
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Oct 23
Posted October 23, 2013
I am not a huge outdoorsman, and although I was a boy scout when I was younger, I still felt some trepidation about participating in the Wilderness Outreach program. But whatever...
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