Nature and history: most of my writing is about one or the other. And sometimes – as in my latest book, Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver – I write about both. Click on the Books tab to learn more about each of my six books and to read excerpts and reviews. In the News & Notes section, check out Magazine Highlights for links to some of my short-form journalism. Thank you for visiting. Enjoy your stay and feel free to share these pages through your social media.