Seven Lessons I’ve Learned from Hiking with a Chronic Illness

You have to know when to throw in the towel in life, especially when you’re living with a chronic illness. Likewise, when you’re hiking, you have to be able to distinguish between a trail that’s just a little bit challenging and one that may literally result in your funeral. … More Seven Lessons I’ve Learned from Hiking with a Chronic Illness

Landscape Photography at the Quarry: Notes on Aspect Ratio

I’ve never taken quite the number of photos of the quarry that I did on this occasion, when the light was moody and overcast but also exceptionally even and natural. This in turn allowed me to take some of my best landscape photography to date. … More Landscape Photography at the Quarry: Notes on Aspect Ratio

Hiking Dunnagan Trail at Eno River State Park after Unseasonable Spring Tornadoes

Everywhere around me was new life, bursting forth in a profusion of neon green that forced me to squint at times. As I went, I wondered how anyone could prefer the lifeless confines of a city to the priceless paradise that is wilderness. … More Hiking Dunnagan Trail at Eno River State Park after Unseasonable Spring Tornadoes