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Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

Sunrise at Rockhound State Park, Deming NM, February 17, 2008
Sunrise at Rockhound State Park, Deming NM, February 17, 2008

Rockhound State Park is about 13 miles southeast of Deming NM.

Rockhound State Park, Deming NM

Nights I've camped here

Alex Can Spell

Not very long ago, Dr. Pepperberg began trying to teach Alex and another gray parrot, Griffin, to sound out phonemes, which are the sounds that letters and letter combinations represent. English has forty phonemes altogether. She and her colleagues wanted to see if the birds understood that words are made out of letters that could be recombined to make other words, so they started training the birds with magnetic refrigerator letters.

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