Sep 15 2011
Underwear: A Brief History
Having patented a wide variety of fabrics, sewing machines and other equipment, George D. Munsing was an accomplished turn-of-the-century inventor and businessman. But perhaps his best-known contribution to the industrial revolution was his pio...
Aug 29 2011
After spending a week traveling around Alaska, I am amazed by its size and beauty. Spectacular sights lie around every corner, no matter where you go. But I am even more impressed by Alaska’s people and its culture of independence. While there ...
Aug 25 2011
Visiting Alaska is as much a conundrum as an adventure. People here live amongst an odd mix of pioneer originality and mainland modernity. Age-old traditions of seafaring and the rugged outdoors, of hand-hewn lumber and hand-tied fish nets, sta...
May 05 2011
Toilet in Your Pocket
It’s not what it seems. Sure, the title conjures up images more akin to toilet in your pants, but this is different. In fact it’s actually a preventative for that unseemly concept. I spent a holiday weekend this year exploring Carlsbad Cave...
Apr 19 2011
Nowhere To Go, Photo by AndrewEnjoying some lovely spring weather this week, I decide to take a drive through one of the more scenic areas of my state. The journey from Santa Fe to Durango is notable for many things—beautiful scenery, roadrunn...