North America

My Favorite Mountain Views

A gallery of the Rockies, the Alps & the Himalaya

Favorite Mountain Views

Wyoming's Wind River

A gallery in black & white along the Continental Divide

Wind River B&W

Rock Art of Utah's Southeast

Pictograph & petroglyph highlights littering the walls

Rock Art Highlights

Colorado Red

A gallery of the mountains and canyons reflecting the color that gave Colorado its name

Colorado Red

Anasazi Observatory

A story of Colorado's Chimney Rock, an outlier of Chaco culture

Chimney Rock

Old Growth Sanctuary

A story of North Carolina's Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

Old Growth Sanctuary

Around the World


Circle the Schwedagon, climb the temples of Bagan, venture upriver to Mrauk U in this Golden Land


Yunnan & Greater Tibet

My stories of trekking through the hill tribes of southern China and into Greater Tibet beneath Meili Snow Mountain

Yunnan/Greater Tibet


From the blue jewel of Rara Lake to Upper Dolpa's Shey Gompa and on to the basecamps of Kanchenjunga


Australia's Wyperfeld

A waterless wonderland filled with life - kangaroos, parrots, the elusive mound-building mallee, and other birds galore


Wildlife of India

Big Cats of Rajasthan and Birds of Bharatpur, with a mongoose or two thrown in - Galleries

Wildlife of India

Top Five Places to Go Now

A reminisce of places forgone and others still waiting, an ever-changing list

Go Now


Faces of Angkor: The eyes follow as you explore the Khmer Empire - a gallery

Faces of Angkor

Bill's Books

Sex, Suffrage, & Scandal
in Gilded Age New York


A nonfiction narrative of 1872 New York, a city convulsing with social upheaval and sexual revolution and beset with all the excitement and challenges a moment of transformation brings.
"Solid Research and
Outstanding Storytelling"
- Booklist
And from New York's Dutch Era

A Novel of New Amsterdam

The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan


"[A] romp through the history of New Netherland that would surely have Petrus Stuyvesant complaining about the riot transpiring between its pages."

- de Halve Maen, Journal of the Holland Society of New York