“My writing is like a series of rooms that I carefully build and then leave for others to experience.”—Jhumpa Lahiri


 Chimney Rock National Monument. By Amron Gravett and Christine Robinette.Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, May 2014.

Book Reviews

  • A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography by Kayann Short
  • “52 Rivers, 52 Weeks, One Woman,” Colorado Country Life, July 2015, cover + p16-19.
  • “The Story of Tough Men in Hard Places, ” Colorado Country Life, February 2015, cover + p16-19.


  • “Gold Star Parents: Remembering Lives Sacrificed for Country,” Colorado Country Life, September 2014, cover+16-19
  • “The Modern Quilting Bee,” MaryJanesFarm, August-September 2014, 76-77.


  • “Hollywood Highlights of Southwestern Colorado,” History La Plata, Durango Herald, May 2014, 8.
  • “The Making of Otto Mears” in History La Plata, Durango Herald, May 2013, 8.


Literary Map

  • A Literary Map of Colorado. Durango, CO: Wild Clover Book Services, April 2013.
  • Literary Maps for Bringing Sundance Home by Jerry Nickles

Nature and Family

  • A Fire’s Reclamation
  • “Raising River Rats,” Colorado Country Life, June 2014, cover+16-19.
  • “The 13 Ways of Rain,” MaryJanesFarm, April-May 2014, 24.