Tall in the Saddle: Riding out a Blizzard with Black Hills Ranchers

After Losing Almost 100,000 Cattle to the Storm of the Century, South Dakota Ranchers Rebuild with Stoic Pride I recently returned to my home of six years, the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. During my visit, the region was struck by a great and powerful blizzard.  The storm was massive and over the course of four … Continue reading Tall in the Saddle: Riding out a Blizzard with Black Hills Ranchers

Thunderstorm over the Black Hills /via @joshwolff

#SXSW Interactive vs. #Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: You Choose

The Rapid City Journal tells me that the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is expanding it’s brand and coming east this year.  As a South Dakotan-turned-Brooklynite I greet this news as nothing if not amazing.  And as a cowboy-come-technologist headed to this year’s SXSW Interactive festival I find no better opportunity than an expansion of Sturgis during the madness … Continue reading #SXSW Interactive vs. #Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: You Choose

This painting of Devils Tower reminds me of the Lakota story of the Black Hills. nevver: We’re going to need a bigger rock