Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

  • I’m not an artist. I’m not even close to being an artist. When I hear about artist-in-residence programs at the national parks, I envision the participants as supernatural beings with a talent that is incomprehensible to me.

    Thus it was with some trepidation that I approached The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds by John Muir Laws.

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

  • Fall is on its way, deciduous forests will soon be shedding their colors, snows will be falling.

Friday, September 14th, 2012

  • Though it's set in the rugged landscape of the High Sierra running from Sequoia National Park to Yosemite National Park, Almost Somewhere could have played out anywhere as three young women go in search of themselves.

    If you agree there are "chick flicks," then it's safe to call Suzanne Roberts' book about a month-long trek along the John Muir Trail a chick book.

  • Mystery Photo 55 was taken inside the Schoolhouse in historic Portsmouth Village at North Carolina's Cape Lookout National Seashore.

    Cape Lookout National Seashore protects the southernmost section of the Outer Banks, the barrier island system lying just east of the North Carolina mainland.

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

  • Mystery Photo 55 was taken in a building in a national park.

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