In early morning mist scented by the Pacific Ocean’s breeze, the garden leaves shimmered under tiny droplets in the muted light. A farmer at heart and now an urban gardener, I would descended the creaky, cold back stairs, drawn down by the strip of earth […]
Excerpt from Van Life, a finalist in the 2018 NM/AZ Book Awards and 2017 Grand Winner of the NW Book Festival Contest. Chapter One: STUNNER PASS, COLORADO Is this what they call a midlife crisis? The Huffington post describes it as a “dreaded period of […]
The Bering Sea narrows into a corner above the Alaska Peninsula and below the Kuskokwim mountains, where the difference between ebb and flood transforms the shore more drastically than sunrise, sunset or the changing of seasons. This corner is an arm of the Bering Sea called Bristol Bay.
Travel Essay: Cuba The map at the front of the decades old bus looks like a humpback whale, diving away from the United States, the harpoon of Florida. We’ve been on this bus for over six hours, on our way to Trinidad in the center […]