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
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
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
We left the forest and walked onto the prairie – two hike guides, a guest family of three, and me taking up the rear. One
I’m writing an author Q&A with Arsalan Iftikhar (The Muslim Guy) on the occasion of the release of his new book, Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms. He writes about becoming the Muslim Guy shortly after September 11, 2001.
For years I was a morning person. Back in the early 2000s I routinely – and deliberately – woke at 4:30 a.m. each day. That