Not Man Apart

Her excitement was contagious. “We got the permit. We’ll go again in June!” “Again?” I asked, “You’ve rafted the Grand Canyon before?” “Oh yeah. This will be our fifth trip. It’s so incredible!” Never having rafted the Grand Canyon, I nonetheless found her description appropriate, but I felt a nagging sense of disapproval. For something […]

Florida, Naturally

“People should adjust to, rather than change, nature.” – John Wesley Powell We came into the Everglades from the south; the transition from rough country to national park marked primarily by the absence of structures, fences and side roads. Where old shacks, farms and trailer houses were interspersed with the trees and grasslands, now there […]