Airstream Writer

Texas Show Caves and Bat Caves 3

I’m Homesick for those Texas Bats If you’ve known me for more than five minutes, you know that I’m a huge fan of bats. As an outdoor writer, I’ve written about bats (wild mammals, not the baseball variety) off and on for nearly 20 years, and I’ve spent a fair […]

Inner Space Cavern

Exploring Santa Fe’s International Folk Art Market 1

This past weekend, I visited Uzbekistan, Zambia, Cuba, Peru, Turkey, South Africa, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Mexico, Vanuatu, Bali, and Niger. In that order.  I munched on a crepe along the way and still made it home in time for an afternoon siesta. How? I hopped on a shuttle bus to Museum […]

Custom Saddle Maker Shelly Liggett from Mineral Wells, Texas

I love meeting new people in unexpected places. I first found Shelly Liggett online when I was researching toy fox terriers, but quickly discovered that besides raising terriers, she’s an accomplished artisan who makes custom saddles by hand. I had to meet her and learn more. The first thing I […]

Shelly Liggett