Writing a Book (Part 2)

The past few months have been pretty busy. Then suddenly it all stopped, with the exception of one book review for Science. As I wrote last week, I’d been having a ‘high’ mood, so I was able to juggle a couple of deadlines and projects. But, as always happens after a high, I’ve now fallen…

Fish, forests, and snow

You’re standing on a stream bank in your local mountain watershed. The sun is rising, warming the back of your head, and you see a fish drifting lazily in a still pool just off the rock you’re standing on. You peer closer, but with a flick of the tail it’s gone. You wonder if it…

Wildfire and water

Well my op-ed in Al Jazeera English just came out today. Check it out here. Huge thanks to Colin Schultz for editing help prior to submission, and for promoting the article on the Smithsonian blog! Apparently I need to have a few more ideas brewing for future articles. Any suggestions from blog readers of what…