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Travel Writing Seminar in Iceland

In September I gave two talks to the Society of American Travel Writers in Reykjavik, Iceland, on th...

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Was I Prepared to Hike the Grand Canyon? Uhh, Sort Of

This essay of mine appeared on Donald Miller’s Storyline Blog on September 5.   When my f...

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Don’t You Love it When You’re Right? Except When You’re Wrong

This essay of mine appeared on Donald Miller’s Storyline Blog on July 22   Just recently...

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Driving in Ireland: Where Do You Think You’re Going?

This story of mine appeared in the June, 2014 edition of Westways Magazine   I should have paid...

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Sometimes My Headaches Bring Out the Best in My Friends

This post of mine also appeared June 11, 2014 on Donald Miller’s Storyline blog. The thing abo...

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  • Our washing machine broke recently, so my wife and I have been going to the local Laundromat. Late one night a homeless guy came in, found a leftover shirt and put it on. I gave him a sweatshirt and some socks. Then we went to the grocery store next door and got him some food. So here's my question: how will I even SEE people like this when we get a new washer? Gotta look. Gotta get out there. Gotta try.