The journey ended too soon on that spring day on the Ocracoke Ferry.
The year was 1996. My wife and had been told about an artist in the small Russian village of Ust Barguzin and decided to pay him a visit.
A story from my next book “Follow Your Dog,” a lesson learned when observing a great raptor migration.
Fishing alone in New Zealand’s South Island, I experienced a “New Zealand Brown Trout” kind of day.
One of the joys of an American surgeon reaching out to the world in Pretoria, South Africa (1976).
Almost an inch of rain from a rare late May series of storms. Today at 7am, I stuck my head … More
First written August, 1991; an observation from Lake Tatlatui, BC – In British Columbia’s Tatlatui Provincial Park, where you’re much … More
Only twelve years old, Johnnie had freckles and an outgoing, fun-loving manner. He was enjoying a summer family trip on … More
One of my favorite poems, a nineteenth century ballad titled “Lasca,” by Frank Desprez, reminds me of the jungle peccary stampede … More
This blog’s title is borrowed from one physician’s article related to his being bitten by a baby Gila monster, the … More