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.

Eight Extraordinary Texans

I had the privilege of interviewing these eight Texans for Texas Highways' 2014 Extraordinary Texans feature. Their stories are inspiring - read more here.

Kayaking the Colorado

The Colorado River around the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and LCRA's McKinney Roughs makes a nice, easy paddle. Read about my experience in the latest issue of Texas Highways.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Fun Facts about Sharks

I'm doing my part to improve the undeserved bad reputation of sharks. Here are nine facts about these amazing animals that you probably didn't know, published on Mental Floss.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Diving for lobsters, and dollars

Celebrate the spiny lobster mini-season in Florida at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's BugFest. Divers can collect up to 12 lobsters per day and compete for prizes, plus enjoy other dive-related events. Read more in my piece for Men's Journal online.