Thirty-eight years ago, in the midst of an unrelenting 16-day storm, I discovered the value of taking the long view.
Better days are ahead if we persevere.
Read the story behind the story of the mysterious Jim Whyte of Monson, Maine.
My new 30-page book details how I discovered the legend of Whyte, how I went about writing the book and includes a free excerpt.
Available in Apple, Kindle and paperback formats.
Time was when eating healthy food on the trail was a lot more work than it was worth.
But with more companies meeting the demand for more flavorful, less processed foods, it’s easier to carry even green, leafy vegetables into the backcountry than ever before.
The December 6, 2019 Maine Calling show on Maine Public Radio held a wonderful surprise. My latest book, Hermit, was named one of the top picks for 2019.
High praise indeed. Thank you.
In the course of writing my latest book, I have had a number of experiences that qualify as those that don’t happen in the normal course of events. Some of them have made me question whether I was writing from my own brain or whether I was guided by a force much wiser and greater than my humble operating system.
In her new book, Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World, author M.R. O’Connor makes the case that over-reliance on GPS can cause an entire region of our brain known as the hippocampus to shut off. Why is this important?
The New England National Scenic Trail runs 215 miles from Long Island Sound to the summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock. Along the way, it completely …