With a thousand miles of big empty to cross, writer Annick Smith finds a chocolate lab makes an excellent travel companion.
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mt. St. Helens, will have you questioning what you thought you knew about the most powerful natural disaster in US history.
A must-read before your next trip to the Southwest.
What I’m reading: Astoria, by Peter Stark
The National Park Service celebrates its centennial this year, even as it grapples with overcrowding, vandalism, lack of funding, and internal issues. I offer three books about the national parks that remind us why they are America’s best idea.