My Facebook feed is full of animal videos. I can’t resist watching the antics of cats, dogs, birds and any … Continue reading A Walk Amongst Giants
In honor of the amazing teams who competed in the epic Iditarod, I thought I would share with you the … Continue reading Dog Sledding on an Alaskan Glacier
The idea of spending significant time on a boat does not appeal to me. Once, when Rachel was two years … Continue reading Boots on the Ground in Galápagos
The air is cool, the wind blowing against my back. The waves crash into the rock behind me. My arms … Continue reading Our First Rock Climb
Road trips are often an adventure. You can discover great places, and have interesting experiences along the way to your … Continue reading Gozalandia Waterfall…If You Can Find It, You’ll Love it!
The night is so dark, hot and humid. Huge trees overhead block out the light from the millions of stars … Continue reading Peeing in the Extremes
The evening streets are chaotic. Filled with people, there is not a car in sight. Music blasts out of the … Continue reading Frontier Towns
After a summer off, I am finally back to writing. I dedicate this story to our friend Virginia Maxwell, who … Continue reading Beneath the Volcano
The river water is clear, cold, and moving fast. The rocks slide by as my rubber kayak bounces off boulders … Continue reading How Much Can You Cram into a Day?
The jungle closes in quickly. Huge green leaves, bamboo trees and vines surround us. The sun is blocked by the … Continue reading A Day in El Yunque National Rainforest