Hiking in the wrong attire feels like hiking naked. Really. I am the living expert. Just take a gander at the masthead of this blog. That’s me, hiking in Edinburgh in a dress. Show me a mountain with the barest hint of a trail, and up I go. It’s like I’m Teddy in the play […]

This is the first post in this week’s series, Grounded: Stories From the American Southwest. I’ve always been fascinated by its alien landscape. As always, thank you for reading my little blog. A backdraft smacks him in the face when they open the door of the plane. Concentrated heat melts into him, causing his skin […]