Category Archives: travel

Beautiful Prose: Excerpt #5

Here’s the fifth excerpt from my collection of beautiful prose. This one is An Unreasonable Woman, by Diane Wilson, a Texas gulf coast shrimp boat captain and mother of five who took on a powerful chemical company when she found … Continue reading

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Beautiful Prose: Excerpt #2

Here is the second excerpt from my collection of beautiful prose taken from books I’ve read over the years. This one is taken from Desert Solitaire, a memoir written in 1968 by Edward Abbey about his time as a park … Continue reading

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A Very Very Nice Day

Today was a perfect 10. It started with a good night’s rest and an adventure on the way. As soon as I tumbled out of bed, I threw on my robe and popped outside to check the weather. Perfect. 70s … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Phenomenal” by Leigh Ann Henion

El Capulin Monarch Sanctuary, Mexico, 2007. Deep in the Sierra Madre Mountains, millions of monarch butterflies are arriving from North America after their grueling annual migration. They cover the mountaintop, the trees. Leigh Ann Henion, there on a magazine assignment, … Continue reading

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