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Passing by New Eddystone Rock in Misty Fiords National Monument, Alaska, I am reminded of the turmoil that shaped this land. Sometime in, oh, the last 5 million years, this formation, basalt, came to be because fractures in the floor of the Behm Canal allowed molten lava to rise.  Like the formation of the Hawaiian Islands to the west, over time the cooled lava formed a land mass.  Only here, that land mass was… Read More

Aspen Winter Snow Horse

I was fortunate to have many incredible experiences in 2013.  Some through my work with Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic, and some personal.  Not all of the trips started out with an airport that looked like this (JFK at sunrise), but it’s how I like to remember them. First there was Baja California, where I saw a beautiful dance…