Red Wolves

Overarch. Milltail Creek, NC. Print available. Paddling Milltail Creek late in the day, I’m told you could sometimes hear the red wolves howling and howl in response, pretending yourself wild and the last of your kind. I’ve only been there once, on a cold day in February, and I was alone. There are few wolves […]

Fear & Trembling

“…Great serpents with feet,” mouths “large enough to swallow a man whole…with great teeth…so fierce looking and so ugly that every man and beast must stand in fear and trembling of them.” Marco Polo’s comments about alligators.

The Third Mistake

It’s not the first or even the second mistake that kills you, but the third in a row.