Sure, I had a to-do list for my time as scholar-in-residence at Grey Towers. But every writer needs a break now and then…
Two weeks at the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, first chief of the Forest Service.
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.
The writer’s mantra is “get your butt in the chair.” In this case, it’s “get your feet on the trail.”