Waters Of New Zealand

Waters Of New Zealand

We just returned from several weeks of hiking through the south island of New Zealand, a long time dream come true, that even exceeded expectations. Beautiful country, beautiful people, but this blog is supposed to be about water. So here we go. Water, water,...
Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing

Come on Parnell.  Lighten up a bit.  You’re too much of an optimist to dwell on the bottom. Particularly in this season of celebration.  Let’s have some fun to start the new year with! So, here’s another one you might ask about.  What does this have to do with water...
Another Book?

Another Book?

Yep.  Another book, this one for a cause.  And, a brief diversion from river ranting.  For now. Privilege and Privation, a Love Story, is a book commissioned by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks to focus on personalizing, understanding, and bridging differences...
Art Inspired

Art Inspired

The first thing you will notice about my new novel, PIG FARM, released just this month, is the front cover.  And then, the shocking back cover.  The provocative art of Amber Hansen has inspired my writing and speaking. It has pushed me to take chances, to stretch...