Between 2007 and 2011, I walked over 4,000 miles through the eastern forests, living alone in the wild for months at a time, walking northward most days and spending nights in minimal tents or none at all. This was the Eastern Brook Trout Solo Adventure, the best days of my adult life. Much […]Read more "Seeing Like Nature"
In 2009, I hiked across Pennsylvania as a part of the Eastern Brook Trout Solo Adventure, a tale that became “The Dying Fish,” my book on the resurgent eastern forest and all the fish who swim there. My findings in Pennsylvania, as with almost everywhere else, were findings of organic renewal on a grand scale; […]Read more "The Breadth of the Wild Woods"
The book that’s coming in two weeks is, in a way, about freedom and fitness.Read more "Free to Wander"
There’s a book coming. I’m not kidding; I know I’ve been promising for a long time. This will just be a short entry today to keep folks abreast of progress as I prepare to hand the manuscript off for some final editing of technicalities and then – off to the presses. An early April book […]Read more "Final Push"
Those of us who wait year round for the cold pleasures of the brief mid-Atlantic winter have to grudgingly concede now that spring has sprung here in Pennsylvania. All the ice has been gone for a couple of weeks and every morning more green is visible from my back window than there was the day […]Read more "Welcome Spring with an Open Mind"