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by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

sorry...numbers are difficult for me...if you travel out of camp verde, towards the interstate, you will see the cross up on the hillside above the interstate... i traveled over there the other day, to visit someone on the far side of camp verde, and noticed the cross is far easier to see traveling ...
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: First Amendment Forum
Topic: ARIZONA
Replies: 7
Views: 10417

Re: ARIZONA

i need one happy new year...thanks. pinal county had some good trackers when i was a teenager...and i know there are some real good trackers left in the world...but, my point is that urbanization has left us with a serious lack in traditional skill sets... i used to pretend i could track...now? i ju...
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:53 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

great photograph...they turned those bays into the cafe. anyway...i have a problem with some rock art...or monument...not sure which... the good padre's are said to have been around verde valley in 1539 or so...some texts appear to describe Montezuma castle...and the area around beaver creek... i be...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: First Amendment Forum
Topic: ARIZONA
Replies: 7
Views: 10417

Re: ARIZONA

well. tracking is a lost art....the community college in verde valley has a tracking course... i still wonder the hows and whys of closing an open border... drug smuggling only became a problem AFTER the war on drugs was declared...interesting. the people coming across have only been an issue during...
by pippinwhitepaws
Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

http://www.pr.state.az.us/parks/TUPR/index.html god...did i really write tucumcari instead of tubac? so i believe that anyone , father kino, leaving tubac towards sante fe,, would do their best to cross the gila river as soon as possible, since the area around florence turns into a large mud bog in ...
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 22, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

thanks somehiker... my imaginary route is: if the good padre kino his southern missions to visit sante fe...i imagine he left tucumcari or thereabouts...went to the northern portions of the o'dham...just above casa grande... i imagine he would have been on the north side of the Gila...since it was k...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

an to think, the first time i saw susan was while she was jaywalking across the road south of saint david...two little girls by one hand, an a baby in her arms...i had to stop to let her pass...little did i know that twenty years later this lady would guide my studies... prolific knowledge is an und...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

thank you mike; for bringing it to my attention i am still dyslexic. since joe has claimed to have spoken to susan, that you get the full run up from him, on all my peculiarities... just because i can not spell, does not mean i am not intelligent or informed about the history of the southwest... jus...
by pippinwhitepaws
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Around the Campfire
Topic: merry christmas
Replies: 0
Views: 7489

merry christmas

so i went to the post office expecting to receive a card from my mother...
duh..she passed away five years ago and i guess i have some unreal expectations...

merry christmas and happy new year everyone.

sorry i don't fit everyone's expectations for human behavior.
by pippinwhitepaws
Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

somehiker. i have been attempting to find a 'vista' in that area...several old maps locate a mission at the confluence of the Gila and the san pedro.. for years i thought it was at the site of the old cafe at florence junction. many interviews of locals...old maps..ect. father kino was said to have ...
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

so...someone sent me photos of a ruin in that area a while back...up on high...probably can see the stone map site from these ruins.. if the stone maps are genuine, then that is where they were probably carved... the person who sent the pics did not notice a pile or scattering of stone chips...i ask...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

well,
i do believe anyone examining the stones would better their understanding if they visited the site of the find.

good luck...no dog in this fight.
by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Stone Maps
Replies: 922
Views: 468575

Re: The Stone Maps

don't know who made the stone maps...or if they portray something real... but it is interesting that they were found just around the end of the butte from the only gas station/ coffee shop within 30 miles...a favorite watering hole for many of the players in superstition's history not one person exa...
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

alan, i have spent most of my life outside in the southwestern mountains and basins... i went to high school out in superior...wandered places people will tell you one can not get to from here. i have yet to see more than a blaze in a tree, or a stack of rocks to mark a trail. though some pictograph...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Around the Campfire
Topic: cougars
Replies: 14
Views: 15796

Re: cougars

sorry about your back.
chronic pain sucks. and nothing helps.
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

yes joe..i noticed..but..it is Bancroft... i was reading a piece about the Comanche nation..how they ran the Apache out of Texas, Kansas, and into the southwest. how the Comanche ran an organized government based on terrorism... made me begin to suspect that the Apache threat was more mythology than...
by pippinwhitepaws
Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: First Amendment Forum
Topic: BLUEPRINT FOR DESTRUCTION!
Replies: 63
Views: 54307

Re: BLUEPRINT FOR DESTRUCTION!

i used to stay up til two in the morning to listen to william f buckley... i don't believe there are any true liberals or conservatives left in the united states. really, our politicians are not 'we the people'... but we the professional politician. history shows this is never a good thing, just lik...
by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

"As one historian has stated, folklore is not history.34"


one did not need to go north to find apache outside tucson...

one only had to live on the outskirts of tucson to find apache.

any further attempt to be a historian{ for me} is futile.
by pippinwhitepaws
Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

damn...i bet this is the first time you agreed with me on anything.

:lol:
by pippinwhitepaws
Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

amazing how much i missed in class.
http://www.houstonculture.org/mexico/irish.html (second paragraph)

http://chuck.hubpages.com/hub/Hugo_OConor

http://southwest.library.arizona.edu/sp ... iv.11.html



general hugh o'connor...
contained the apache in 1811?
from tucson?
:oops:
by pippinwhitepaws
Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Around the Campfire
Topic: cougars
Replies: 14
Views: 15796

Re: cougars

well, my leg hurts so bad, that cougar would have to drop out of the tree on top of me to get more than a passing 'oh cute'.

pain sucks...wicked storm moves into the highlands...i feel it a week in advance...

no response necessary, i am just a whiny little b today.
by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?
Replies: 111
Views: 66183

Re: The Lost Dutchman Mine: Does it exist?

Mrs. Oroblanco wrote:Cub,

I'm thinking you have an angel on your shoulder, because, you were lucky in more than one way!! :roll: :lol:

Beth

agreed...

big damn kitties are sneaky...and weigh more than i do.
by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Around the Campfire
Topic: cougars
Replies: 14
Views: 15796

Re: cougars

makes me want to take up hunting again...
by pippinwhitepaws
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Around the Campfire
Topic: Yellow Jackets
Replies: 1348
Views: 659883

Re: Yellow Jackets

whew.... armies in arizona?????? who was that? certainly not the confederates...the had a few people...not even a true battalion... the union did send troops, who founded fort whipple and camp verde... these troops were more concerned with captian walker, CSA, discharged for wounds...in the walker/p...