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 …

The Latest on Volcanoes (In My Life)

Volcanoes have been in the news a lot lately. There is the ongoing eruption of K­īlauea, on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi. Then the news of a decapitated Roman excavated in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. And then the heart-breaking news out of Guatemala, where the eruption of the Fuego volcano has claimed dozens, maybe …