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…

Giving Thanks

Writing a book takes many people. There are so many people to thank for the creation of SAVING PARADISE it would take another book to explain it all. Thanks go first and foremost to my wife, Peggy Lucas, whose detailed knowledge of and passion for whales and the ocean motivates many people, who not only…