• Defying the odds

    I like the underdog. There’s something about beating the odds that makes a satisfying story. Today’s example is from an unusual place … but first a little background. My relationship with plants is complicated. Perhaps it’s because I’m constantly looking for maximum results with minimal effort. I like it when the plants I enjoy grow… Continue Reading

  • Eerie walk

    It was a bit eerie inside the Kilauea Iki Crater on Hawaii’s Big Island. Perhaps it was knowing that in 1959 the rock we were walking on was a massive sea of molten lava as another eruption blew up the earth’s interior. Perhaps it was the mysterious venting from the deep holes in the crater… Continue Reading