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I’m the intrepid journalist, soft adventurer & mature traveler
who inhabits this webspace…

Here are a few intriguing notes from my travels:

…“It’s your lie, honey, so you can tell it any way you like…”
…“First… go and find a termite mound…”
…“What am I, a little dog?…”
…“How did I learn that whales have bad breath?…”
…“Sit here with the gun, and if a bear comes, shoot in the air…”



Most important, join me on my journeys — and make some of your own!

Current Posts…

How To Flyfish From A Floaty Chair On A Lovely Lake In Anchorage

This is about how a little dog, Jacques Cousteau, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon flyfished from a floaty chair in Anchorage, Alaska. It goes like this: The Fly Guy is pulling me around the water on a leash, and I’m thinking, ‘What am I, a little dog?’

As you know, I fish wherever I go, so when I found myself with four days in Anchorage, I hooked up with a guide specializing in lakes and streams within an hour’s drive of the city…

5 Reasons The Galapagos Are On Everyone’s Bucket List

Why are the Galapagos on everyone’s bucket list? Comprised of 19 islands, 42 islets, and 256 rocks spanning a 20,000 square mile area on the equator

The Galapagos Islands’ geography, seasonality, flora and fauna, ecology, history, and more make this area unique from any other place in the world. (A tour of Ecuador & the Amazon before or after the Galapagos is a perfect adjunct to your travels).

5 Highlights Of Ecuador & The Amazon To Check Out Before (or After) You Visit The Galapagos

The perfect combination for anyone planning to visit the Galapagos is to travel and sightsee on Ecuador’s …

For starters, a pleasant four-hour flight from Atlanta, Georgia, brought us from the United States to Quito, the capital city of Ecuador…

Fishing For Barra With The Crocs & Some Aboriginal Dreaming In Australia’s Northern Territory

“Crocodiles!? Why’d it have to be crocodiles???” (I just know this is what Indiana Jones would say… as MANY salties swam around our boat while we fished for Barramundi on the Mary River in the Northern Territory of Australia).

The Northern Territory of Australia is flush with unique historical, cultural, and adventure opportunities to rival any area of any country of the world!

Is Anchorage, Alaska, The World’s Busiest Airport?

The airport is a huge world supply hub as well as the world’s largest and busiest floatplane base.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) serves over 5 million passengers annually on approximately 45 domestic and international air carriers.…

This Idaho Fish Complied with Covid-19 Regulations

We liked the cleverness of this email coming from The Lodge at Palisades Creek early in the pandemic of 2020-2021 — when people started putting masks on planes, trains, automobiles, storefronts, and… fish, i.e. before we all started wearing masks for a good, long time…