Between a rock and a hard place

Cairns: stacked stones that serve as markers. To bygone civilizations, they marked burial places and sacred ground. Today, they guide hikers along paths where signposts are impractical. Until the artistic or mischieviously inclined pass through and mark their passing or start a game of boulder jenga. For the Leave No Trace crowd, this is treasonous. …

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Musial Moments 2018

I'm a sucker for a good sport. You know, someone who goes out of his or her way to display class in the heat of competition. This year's Musial Award honorees put their own special twists on class. Telling their stories is the highlight of my writing year. There's Florida State softball coach Lonni Alameda, …