Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Weight of Water

In an effort to raise awareness about water conservation among visitors to the Land of Enchantment, the Santa Fe Watershed Association and HospitalityGreen have asked me to pen a series of essays about my experiences living off rainwater in the … Continue reading

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Xmas Ice Axe!

Last summer, hiking in the Cascades and the Canadian Rockies, I kept finding myself in steep snowfields, wishing for an ice axe. In the mountains, an ice axe is essential for self-arrest: if you slip and fall on a steep … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home…


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EARTH Magazine–Travels in Geology: Hike to the Burgess Shale!

This past summer my dad and I made a pilgrimage to one of the most famous fossil localities in the world: British Columbia’s Burgess Shale. My Travels in Geology feature story for EARTH magazine appears in the January issue: Of … Continue reading

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