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 […]
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.
Tools of the trade Not known for my technical skills or my use of cutting-edge technology, I found some photography challenges in Svalbard.
Part 22, A storm is coming in 9 Aug The wind finally dropped off this evening. It was strong earlier in the day – 30-35mph. WooHoo! I spent a lot of the […]
We are often told to “think big.” (It’s a formula for success, apparently.) I choose to think small. As small as possible. That’s my hobby: Bringing to larger life the world of […]
The well at Nakagongo sits in a low valley, with a web of trails that lead down to it from the surrounding hillsides. It’s not an especially grueling walk and not especially […]
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?