My (Former) Morning Commute, A Self-Guided Walking Tour

What happens when a park ranger who is used to hikes and digging into the history and geography of a place moves to New York City? The world turns upside down—and sometimes the favorite part of my day was my commute into work. Yep, I know that seems weird. Never-ending choices of how to meander …

A Return Trip to East Africa

What does it mean to go back to a place? I’ve been back a month now from my last big international travels, a month-long trip to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The trip was spurred by the fact I knew I needed to get the stories of African volcanoes into my current book project. It was …