Thursday, October 16, 2014

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Just outside Fort Davis, this place offers nice hiking, interesting geology, wildlife-watching, and beautiful scenery and can be enjoyed year round. I wrote about my latest visit for Texas Highways. Read more here.

A Martindale Weekend

Tiny Martindale, Texas, just down the road from San Marcos, is a great place to spend a relaxing weekend. Details in the piece I wrote for Texas Highways.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Wonders of Nature

Ten of the most amazing animal antics on the planet. Learn more in my piece for Men's Journal online.
Credit: Jaco Powell,

Friday, September 5, 2014

Climbing for a Cause

Four guys in Guatemala will climb 37 volcanoes in 27 days starting Dec 31, raising money for four different charities in the country. Read how you can help, or even participate, in my story on Men's Journal online.
Photo: Nico Marceca

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Calling Citizen Scientists

Scientists need help classifying high-definition images of Earth at night taken by astronauts on the International Space Station. Information in the photos could help save energy (and stargazing!), contribute to better human health and safety and improve our understanding of atmospheric chemistry. Find out more in my article on the NASA website.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Snorkeling Hot Spots

I compiled this list of 13 of the best places in the world to mingle with the underwater life for Men's Journal. Add them to your bucket list!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Favorite places

Texas Highways asked some of its writers, including lucky me, to talk about their favorite places. Mine was the Tarpon Inn in Port Aransas, a great place to laze away a summer weekend.