This originally appeared in the June 2021 issue of Toastmaster magazine. There was a time when flowery, dense language was the standard for public speaking—18th-century
You may see them infrequently. You may wonder at their skill or endurance. If you’re the average AT thru-hiker—young and male—you may worry about their
This book presents an exquisitely thorough biography of Edmund Allenby (1861–1936), the British military and diplomatic leader of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Last July my husband and I were walking along the boardwalk with ABNC Volunteer Coordinator Elisa O’Neal. She was leading us on our new volunteer
I get a little tickle in my throat, which grows to an irritation. I can’t will it to stop, so I turn away and cough
If ever there were an owl that resembled Superman, it would be the great horned owl (Bubo virginianus). Apex predators, these huge owls dive silently
I have been trying to get back to the Appalachian Trail for years. The last time I camped overnight on the trail was in August
One of the highlights of the time I spend as a volunteer on night hikes at Armand Bayou is owl sightings. We usually see them