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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…

Between the Lines

I was amused recently to read a piece from the National Review, shared with me…