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Mosquitos

There’s a measure of rich cosmic irony in the fact that so much of the…

Gun Dog

I’ve had hunting dogs all my life. English, Llewellin, and Irish setters. Beagles, Weimaraners, Labs,…

Into the Mystic

About the time I concoct my own variation on Del Brown’s old yet timeless permit…

Mud in Your Eye

I disapprove of drinking. But not saloons, oddly enough. Coming off the water on a…

The Doing of the Thing

Recently I ran into an ex-student of mine who related that he and several of…

On Safari with Grant Hacking

I wish I’d collected the T-shirts I’ve seen over the years of Africa’s Big Five…

The Trials of Clan Mortimer

The name “Mortimer” pops up periodically throughout English and Scottish history. The earliest I ever encountered…

Lou Pasqua

The meticulously conserved furnished rooms and artwork in the Elisabeth Ireland Poe Gallery at Pebble…

Coastal Cutts

I met Dave McCoy on a chilly winter morning south of Seattle, when I‑5 was…

Almost Hemingway

Negley Farson’s fate is partly summarized by the fact he gets second billing in the…

Fur & Feather

I know I’m not alone when I recall exploring the possibility of harvesting a pelt…