The short stories in Sam Shepard's new collection, Day out of Days, have an unhinged, distinctly Western flavor.
by Traci J. Macnamara,
Feb 14, 2010
In a quiet, solitary hour at Yellowstone, nothing seems to happen -- and everything does.
by Alan Kesselheim,
Sep 01, 2011
Cell phones have their uses, but they do not belong in the
by Becky Lomax,
Oct 02, 2006
As enjoyable as mountain biking is, bikes simply
don’t belong in the wilderness, partly because the faster you
travel through a place, the smaller – and tamer – that
place begins to seem.
by Greg Hanscom,
Sep 18, 2006
The writer travels from New York to Nevada every year,
just to stop on one of the state’s empty highways and listen
to the endless desert silence
by Jim Harmon,
Aug 02, 2004
After more than a decade of a solitary existence packing
mules in the Northern Rockies, the writer is seriously injured and
must reconsider his way of life.
by Jason Fisher,
Mar 05, 2007
Time spent alone in a cabin in the wild reminds a writer that silence is more than the absence of noise.
by Charles Goodrich,
Feb 11, 2010
Snowshoeing alone at night in the forest, a woman thinks
– and prays – about the friends she loves, and the
families they worry about.
by Kathleen Dean Moore,
Feb 05, 2007