Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones is the author of BROKEN: A Love Story, the true tale of her friendship with quadriplegic Northern Arapaho horse gentler and traditional healer Stanford Addison.

Preaching the gospel of ecotourism

Costas Christ has a knack for handling sticky situations. I got a glimpse of this as I was making my way home from an ecotourism …

A writer and farmer tells it like it is

O, environmental writers. The religious scribes of our day. I love them but I fear them too, because of the way self-righteousness can rear up …

A gardening guru gives new meaning to a golfing green

In a world beset with environmental and economic horrors, a golf course is a disturbing sight. Okay, it’s not as disturbing as an oil slick …

An Iowan causes growing pains for agro-industry

Kamyar Enshayan is a folk music aficionado and a lifelong soccer fan. He lives in a comfortable house on a shady street in Cedar Falls, …

This scientist is making quite a buzz

The San Rafael Desert — 500 square miles of rolling gravel broken by an occasional butte or sandstone formation — certainly isn’t the prettiest place …

Brandi Chastain ain't got nothing on these ladies

Virginia Sutherland sits in her orderly ranch kitchen in Moffat, Colo. She’s drinking a cup of coffee, smoking a cigarette, and fiddling with a box …

A chiropractor builds a house, but does no harm

I called my friend Nancy Carter the other day to complain about some new complications in my personal/professional/spiritual life. Nancy, as usual, laughed in soft, …

New Mexican gives new definition to ranch home

Ask any rancher — these days, desperation is a lot more plentiful than grass on the western range. Beset by a lousy beef market and …

Canyonland crusader plays Mother Goose

Skip Edwards is in his yard in rural Crawford, Colo., doing one of his favorite things: crawling behind Chaco, the goose he lives with. This …