Next Up Africa and the Ivory Trade

Let’s travel some more. The Last Savanna will take you half-way around the globe from Molokai, Hawaii and to the southern hemisphere where Ian MacAdam takes on ivory poaching, which is exterminating our world’s largest land mammals — our elegant elephants. The Last Savanna is now available from Barnes and Noble as a Nook book…

Enormous Joy

Grabbing a glass of water at the kitchen sink I noticed a little moth, tan-colored, on the inside of the window trying to get out. I put a glass over it and slid a sheet of paper underneath and carried it outside. The moth fluttered out of the glass and tumbled to the ground. For…

Take a Tour of Paradise

Photos by Peggy Lucas Bond. Many of these photos are available on mouse pads, mugs, flip flops, beach bags and other items on Cafe Press. Click here to see these on Cafe Press. Also get a Saving Paradise skateboard at Boardpusher.com. You don’t have to be a skater to want one of these boards which…

The Greatest Adventure

I went out to the living room to fix the wi-fi and was captured by the sound of my wife playing the piano in her office. Not only was it beautiful and beautifully played, but it made me wonder at the complexity of us humans, how this person whom I love so deeply is so…

Into the Unkown

Yesterday was bright and sunny, the sky deep blue, and the ridges of trees and grass on both sides of the path were iridescent green. It was a new trail to a new place, and as we climbed the fence to start our hike I was suddenly struck by that joyous feeling of stepping into…

What is Adventure?

Once after a long arduous exploration of a cave in the Adirondacks we came to a broad underground river. It was the furthest anyone had ever been able to reach. I swam it and followed it upstream, deeply excited to be the first person in the history of the universe to walk up this raw…