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New Book Out Today Nationwide!

My new book, The World’s Best National Parks in 500 Walks from Thunder Bay Press is officially out today! You should be able to order it from any major retailer but the smaller the better so check with your local … Continue reading

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New Book! National Parks of the World in 500 Hikes

Next month, I’ll turn 40 and I cannot think of a better birthday present than my second book being born into this world! The World’s Best National Parks in 500 Walks, published by Simon and Schuster as part of the … Continue reading

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Living in Geologic Time: Grand Staircase and Bears Ears

Two years ago, inspired by a 22-day rafting trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, I started a new feature column for Eos magazine called Living in Geologic Time, “a series of personal accounts that highlight the past, present, and future … Continue reading

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Update from a New Frontier: Bus Life!

After all these years of neglecting this blog, I still regularly get lovely messages from both long-time and curious new readers. I so wish I had the time and energy to do what you do. I love reading your stories … Continue reading

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Living in Geologic Time: Yellowstone!

Two years ago, I started a new feature column for Eos magazine called Living in Geologic Time, “a series of personal accounts that highlight the past, present, and future of famous landmarks on geologic timescales.“ My latest column features a place very near and … Continue reading

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Full Circle D.O.G.

On January 14th, 2009, I pulled my car over on a random desert road and met one of the great loves of my life. From the moment I laid eyes on that shy, skinny, matted puppy, I knew we were … Continue reading

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My Fairytale Coppertop Cottage

On April 1st, 2019 I bought a house (no foolin’!). Located in the southern Sierra, in a tiny town I’d never heard of, populated by 131 people I’d never met, the place captured my heart immediately. The house wanted me … Continue reading

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Living in Geologic Time: The New River Gorge: Ancient River, Old Mines, New National Park

Last year, I started a new feature column for Eos magazine called Living in Geologic Time, “a series of personal accounts that highlight the past, present, and future of famous landmarks on geologic timescales.“ My latest column features a place … Continue reading

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Living in Geologic Time: Cape Cod’s Shipwrecks, Dune Shacks and Shifting Sands

Last year, I started a new feature column for Eos magazine called Living in Geologic Time, “a series of personal accounts that highlight the past, present, and future of famous landmarks on geologic timescales.” The latest feature—Cape Cod: Shipwrecks, Dune … Continue reading

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My Top 30 Adventures of 2020

It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. Like everybody, my 2020 did not go as planned. But if there’s anything I’ve learned in 15 years of traveling, it’s that plans are nothing; planning is everything. … Continue reading

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