We are the West


“If there is such a thing as being conditioned by climate and geography, and I think there is, it is the West that has conditioned me. It has the forms and lights and colors that I respond to in nature and in art. If there is a western speech, I speak it; if there is a western character or personality, I am some variant of it; if there is a western culture in the small-c , anthropological sense, I have not escaped it. It has to have shaped me. I may even have contributed to it in minor ways, for culture is a pyramid to which each of us brings a stone."

Wallace Stegner

Stephen Trimble, author & photographer

Stephen Trimble, author & photographer


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Goosenecks , Jeff Clay

Goosenecks, Jeff Clay

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