Howdy, Back on line, found another Windows 7, it is making the same mistakes as before the doctor told me I could play the violin. Have been working a small site in Tom Green County also made a trip to the Middle Concho. One major site in Sterling County has turned into three...not counting the size of the first one. Mountain is alive with flint as well as sunrise
sites. Made one spectacular find...monkey, then several small finds followed by full size Great Head which appears to be
Xipe Totec or Chichimeca's version, another banner day. Follow up was a flint sculpture of a bird head...(Turkey?). After passing one site in Sterling County for months a stop was made to ask permission to investigate. Numerous large pieces
along with one called UGLY. Last week another hill which had been bypassed gave a number of pieces along with a mother/child image. Just in time for HUNTING SEASON to shut down most field work.
Dec 13 Got out today had to give the hunters a chance to shoot me (only fair). Two hills less than half a mile apart, one almost zero flint...other lite numbers of flint. Had been looking at the hill for three years.
Dec 15 More rain/cold. From the eagle the Sphynix has a distinctive cat shape. Unproven at this point, it is possible the
bird/eagle/falcon is pointing at 271* which would be the Equinox. Rain is worth the wait and aggravation.
Jan 6 2016 This will be my first try at a proper blog. It the past other blog sites would kick me out for slow typing.
Cold by West Texas standards 15* F, results were thoughts, each of you may have already been there/here. When the
Chichimecas reached the Valley of Mexico their traditions say they found an Eagle sitting on a Cactus holding a Snake in it's beak. See the Mexican Flag. Where is this going? During Christmas oldest ranch daughter came home in the process
she made the statement every flat top mountain in Coke County, Tx looks the same as Meadow Mountain. It took a cold snap for the penny to drop. Meadow Mountain...Snake-Bird...Mexico-Eagle Bird on Cactus = Feathered Serpent on Cactus. Now, Snake...Meadow Mountain has a very snake like shape complete with diamond shaped head sits in cactus country. Where the mountain makes a bend (coil) at Balanced Rock up top 1967 USGS Map shows a petroglyph of an
eagle (Geoglyph?). The bend (coil) at Panther Gap presents the Eagle/Bird sculpture.
Dec 14 BANNER DAY was able to get up close to the Sphynix across box canyon was/is a bird head...eagle/falcon ???? Treid for photos but wet set in. Will post what I have in a day or two. First good day will be back out with better cameras.
KING OF SILVER
Howdy, Will try to get back to some semblance of modernity. As reported Windows 10 killed my laptop. In addition managed three bad falls which side lined my getting out. THEN! It rained and rained and rained; in West Texas: Weeds are pushing two feet tall, creek bottoms have growth six feet high, brush has covered every semi flat surface.
Good News; Several really great finds, one near spectacular. Photos coming as soon as they can be uploaded. Have to sharpen my pencil. Doctor said nothing important was broken, he ignored my head.
Howdy, Just a few words. Wet day...In San Angelo beating the drum. Slow going, people do not see things shapes in the same way I do
Had a week of rain to go with Ft Concho still in all met a few new people, talked horses instead of rocks to some, old west to others. Interesting input that will appear here in coming months. Managed to get weeds out of the rock garden/display, amazing
how they jump up with the least amount of moisture, Will shortly try to introduce a links page.
Howdy, simple update, have my truck back on the road. Have been out a little, once up on the Divide...looking for a spring. Hope to get back to the Conchos this month.
DOES THIS MAKE THE COLORADO RIVER THE HOME OF THE AZTECS? JUDGE FOR YOURSELF THE POSSIBILITIES.