First Arctic Essays Air on Public Radio
My first full-length piece on the arctic, Sled Dog, has been aired by Living on Earth. The fieldwork for this essay was conducted in the traditional Inuit community... Read more
Thank you (Delayed)
To those of your still waiting for some of your rewards, apologies. I returned literally into the teeth of Hurricane Irene. Suffice it to say, there is about 12 feet... Read more
When you go to a place you have never been, when there is no one to talk to, to ask, to advise you, apprehension is inchoate. It is neither rational... Read more
What I like Al Bear is the Whiteness of his hair,
And he doesn’t seem to care how close I stand.
He doesn’t rise to greet me –
‘Cause he... Read more
Writing this from SW Hudson Bay. Internet sketchy at best. Looking out on wide rocky expanse of the Bay at low tide, in gold last light of 9 PM. Single... Read more
Apologies for not updating you sooner. I'm up to my eyebrows in packing and last-minute arrangements - and gear. One of the issues in an expedition of this length and... Read more
YOU DID IT!
Several last-minute contributions have put North Knife over the top. I'm speechless, in fact tongue-tied (and as those of you who've met me or heard me on air can attest,... Read more
North Knife: Farthest North
I want to thank all of you. So much support and encouragement has been shown for this project and for me and it’s painful to have to admit that with... Read more
So many Polar Bears, not enough Time...
I know you know that I know: The photo below is not a picture of polar bears. I'll explain in a minute.
This past week, we ran my first truly... Read more
I am grateful to Kickstarter for featuring North Knife: A Radio Expedition to Hudson Bay under their "journalism" selection today, However, there is an error in their description.
While I... Read more
I find 3 bears. Papa Bear, Momma Bear, Baby Bear. The bears are walking. I am walking. The bears keep walking. The bears are carrying 1100 pound, 800 pounds, and... Read more
As a result of the reduction in cost, I can increase the premiums. Everyone who contributes at the $25 level and above will receive in addition to the premiums noted,... Read more
Major Cost Reduction
Pleased to report that I'e been able to lower the cost of this expedition by just shy of $2400. I've found a way to photograph Beluga Whale at and just... Read more
From the Field: St. Augustine, Fla
I've been in St. Augustine, Florida all week working on several radio pieces on nesting birds, alligators - and birds and alligators. The place is called the Alligator Farm Zoological... Read more