Category Archives: Southwest

A SPICY POSOLE OF ALL THINGS CANELO. NEWS OF THE CANELO PROJECT AND THE HANDCRAFTED BUILDING MOVEMENT; ATHENA AND BILL STEEN AND THE STEEN FAMILY; TALES AND IMAGERY FROM THE U.S./MEXICAN BORDER; DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS: LOCAL FOOD AND MUSIC; IDEAS AND PLANS FOR THE POST PETROLEUM AGE.

The Interns of Community Rebuild

Looking back at our project with Community Rebuilds, it’s obvious that the program would in now ways be the same without the interns. Each project has 8 that have been selected with an application process that involves a Skype interview. read more »

Posted by Bill at 11:26 am in Buildings, How-To, Projects, Southwest, Travel, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Community Rebuilds – Moab, Utah

We’re back in Utah once again, this time in Moab. If you don’t know Moab this is red rock country. It’s where you find the reality of all those southwest photos of red rocks, great formations, arches, ancient wall arts, read more »

Posted by Bill at 5:53 pm in Buildings, Canelo, How-To, Southwest, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

The Return of White Sonoran Wheat

“The abandoned flour mills throughout Sonora,” said the Mexican anthropologist Guillermo Nuñez Noriega, “are the equivalents for Sonorans of the pyramids in Central Mexico.” Fulbright Fellow Maribel Alvarez of Tucson pointed out that although this comparison may seem lopsided, given read more »

Posted by Bill at 7:43 pm in Food, International, Mexico, Photography - Digital Imaging, Rio Sonora, Southwest | 21 Comments

Spring, Summer, Etc.

I started this blog post back in early July, my thought was to write something that would catch up on our spring and early summer activities.  Well, here we are, almost Sept and I’m just posting it now.  I’ve had read more »

Posted by Bill at 2:33 pm in Art Projects, Arts, Buildings, Canelo, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, IPhoneography, Mexico, Rio Sonora, Southwest, Travel, Workshops | 13 Comments

To Bluff and Back

I was being overtaken by recurring thoughts reminding me that I should write something for my blog.  Athena added a few of her own and then there were the suspicions of friends and readers who were wondering if a great read more »

Posted by Bill at 2:36 pm in Arts, IPhoneography, Projects, Southwest, Travel | 24 Comments