bugsy on acadia national park hike

Five days in Bar Harbor, Maine

Dragging the Airstream down narrow, low-clearance, steephilly New England roads was completely worth it: Bar Harbor, and specifically Acadia National Park, is a spectacular vacation destination. We ate an absurd number of lobster rolls, drank as much local beer as...

tarantula in Big Bend National Park

Tarantulas!

All through my formative years, my aunt and uncle had a pet tarantula. A strange choice of pet, no doubt, but Uncle Jim loves the Desert Southwest more than just about anyone else I know, so I guess it made...