People, part 2 As each person on this trip takes shape in my photos, I realize that they all held leading roles as stars of their own Arctic show.
A few characters As a field biologist, I often said there was a reason I worked alone in the woods for so many years. Not quite a misanthrope, I don’t suffer fools […]
When the season’s over There are fewer than five miles of roads on an island more than 500 miles from the nearest landmass. At the end of the season, ride your snowmobile […]
When I’m tyrant, the first order of business will be prioritizing a sufficient response to climate change. Sharing priority will be damage control and mitigating the effects going forward through the implementation […]
Death I know that there are no words to make death better and so, I often remain silent for too long when people I know suffer a loss.
Because this is how you get Trump in 2020. The Intercept just gave us a fabulous gift, by which I mean a gift filled with unreality and myth, that illustrates what our […]
This is a drill. One early autumn afternoon, toward the end of The Arctic Circle residency, many of the residents and crew were on deck pulling down the sails from our morning […]
Tools of the trade Not known for my technical skills or my use of cutting-edge technology, I found some photography challenges in Svalbard.
If you’re young, vote for a younger Congress “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” — Jack Weinberg, 1964 “I’m confident we’re going to win.” — Mitch McConnell, 76, Senate majority leader, during Kavanagh […]
The tall ship Antigua The Arctic Circle residency is conducted on a tall ship. Twenty-eight residents, six crew, and four guides set sail from Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen to explore the west coast of […]