Monthly Archives: July 2010

Dusty highway and evening floatplane flight

80 miles north of Watson Lake, in the Yukon Territory, Lorna, Madaleine and I rattled down the Robert Campbell highway in Madaleine’s van. After three days of driving, only 70 miles of dirt road lay between us and our final … Continue reading

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Fuzzy in Calahoo, Alberta

Madaleine, Lorna and I are driving to northern Canada. This morning, confused by construction and poor google-phone directions, I got us lost in the agricultural plains outside of Edmonton, Alberta. On the roadside, fields of canola grew brilliant yellow in … Continue reading

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Yogo Sapphire mine film

Video and interviews from my visit to the Yogo Sapphire mine in central Montana.

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Vintage, sexy, ruffled – my grandmother’s apron

There is an island off the coast of Maine where part of my soul was formed. Every summer during my childhood, my family spent a month there in an 100-year-old summerhouse passed down from my grandparents. When I was 23, … Continue reading

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Skiing on the Grand Teton

This story was originally published in the 2009 Colorado College Alpine Journal For a moment we’re above the clouds, or perhaps, between layers. I watch Lisa down climb steep snow off the top of the Grand, carefully plunging her ax … Continue reading

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