Alice on Fire September 22nd 2011 I may never again live on the prairies I grew up on, but there are aspects of that life that I can seek out in other places to feel grounded. The pioneering spirit that has been passed down from my ancestors. Being surrounded by sky. Feeling connected to the very earth you stand on.
These things are here, in Alice Springs and in the Outback. It's not that I feel like I belong here (I know I ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » Alice Springs Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. Those studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last couple of years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State to do a PhD in geology. New areas to explore and new rocks to discover!
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