Life is fragile, poignant, and potentially filled with great joy.
My review of JD Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy”
A story from my next book “Follow Your Dog,” a lesson learned when observing a great raptor migration.
Getting into the “spirit of the season,” at age 85, I thought I might go back to the best Christmas … More
Here are a couple of poems and ballads I wrote while spending time as a naturalist in the Brazilian Pantanal.
I am proud to announce that my first book Reckless But Lucky is officially out! I have been writing these stories all … 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
This is a story with an alternate ending. Which do you prefer? Comment below! George took in a deep breath … More
My wife and I were on a trip to Australia and Tasmania in the 1980’s. It was centered around the … More