VOLUME 44 NUMBER 3 March, 1981
And your strength shall be renewed day by day,like the morning dew Psalms 110:3
EDITORIAL 5LETTERS 6DESERT PRODUCT OF THE MONTH ... 21DESERT ROCKHOUND 34TRACES IN THE SAND 38THE SECOND TIME AROUND 40CHUCK WAGON COOKIN' 41THE LIVING DESERT 43DESERT CALENDAR 35 THE TRADING POST 62
Blossoming saguaro buds herald spring in the Arizonadesert. Photographer Jeff Gnass captures theirintricate detail on our front cover, looking southwestone morning on the far western side of the TucsonUnit, Saguaro National Monument. Our back cover,also by
shows the spring wildflowers you'll soonsee if you follow the main loop road through OrganPipe National Monument, also in Arizona. AToyoview 45A was used for both pictures, as wasDaylight Ektachrome film, E6 Process. The saguarowas shot through a 400mm Chromar-T lens, Vi-secondat f90; the flower display in the afternoon lookingsouth with a 135mm Nikkor W lens, l/15th-secondatf36.
POWELLEach Has Its Special Character
by Larry L. Meyer
by Don MacDonald
.Spontaneous Generation or"Resting Eggs?"
by Choral Pepper
. 16. 22
A FOLK ART IS ALIVEThanks to Maria Martinez
by Ernest Maxwell
29The West's Nosiest Newspaper
Mary Eileen Twyman, Ed.
45A Living Example ofPueblo Culture
by Allye Terrell
MIRACLE OF THE
by Norma Lee Browning
SOLITAIRE 54A Critique
by Don MacDonald
MESQUITE 58Wonder Tree of the Southwest
by Steve Wilson
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