We resolved to continue our journey for we could think of no better backdrop for our grim destination. Our first stop, a cemetery where we would view the final resting place of the master of cosmic horror and dread, Howard Phillips Lovecraft…
Curveballs. Life is an ace with these. Finally, after a month and a half, I’m back at the thriller project. Needless to say, this will delay things a bit. But the goal is still to have three books out early… Read More ›
Diary of a Climate Nomad – Maine
Go far enough north into Maine and you reach what some call the final remnants of the lower 48’s unspoiled frontier. Over the two hundred and fifty or so years of this nation’s history, the vast stretch of wilderness and… Read More ›
They Call This a Trail – New Hampshire
Before we even arrived at the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire, I was warned by a fellow traveler to make sure and purchase the state’s safe hiking card. That way, if I was injured in the backcountry and… Read More ›
Diary of a Climate Nomad – Texas
“If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute,” has been the Texas punchline for decades. Having lived in the state for over twenty years, I can attest to the wild swings in temperature. Every January, I got used… Read More ›
Nomad Update: Back on the Trails
With all the traveling, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to get back to Montana.
The trails there will spoil you. Catch them in the spring and they’re a riot of color bathed in a sun so close the warmth burns through even the chilliest breeze. It was there I really found my hiking and backpacking mojo..
What to Do with Your Poo – And Other Nomad Questions…
This year, RV purchases went wild and prices soared astronomically. #VanLife is trending. People are working remote, thinking about their options. It’s the post-COVID normal. But if you’re living and working in the great outdoors like me, the surge of new, inexperienced campers has posed some unique challenges…
A Nomad’s Work is Never Done
Far from an inconvenient mess, the ordeals all become part of the adventure. New experiences, new places, new faces, a few risks along the way – that’s the life we’ve chosen, the nomad life.
Grappling with the Past to Move into the Future
When I set out to write Ace Grant, I wanted to create a wholly American mythology. It needed to reflect our history, not simply write another Western European transplant of faye courts and vikings. Magic existed here long before those cultures arrived. Our story then is one of a fusion of cultures amid a migration full of triumph and tragedy.
Complex, sure. But I knew one thing. The protagonists? They didn’t look like me…
Carrizozo, New Mexico, Living Ghost Town
Tragedy from a divided America.