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Autumn in the ‘Burg!

I think it’s safe to say that autumn has finally arrived in Williamsburg! Temperatures are starting to dip below 70 degrees, the leaves are

The Brafferton Indian School at William & Mary

As we stand on the cusp of yet another Homecoming & we look forward to the bright future ahead of this illustrious institution, as

Let It Rain

I’m teaching Weather, Climate, & Change (pdf) – a COLL 100 course – to 40 enthusiastic students who are in their first semester at W&M. 

Summer Fun in Our Community

Summer days in Williamsburg stretch out long. The long light, slower pace, and enveloping humidity make summer a unique time to be in Williamsburg,

Colorado to Virginia

Coming from a small town outside of Boulder, Colorado, many people ask me why I decided to come to William & Mary. Being so

How to Eat Like a Local in Williamsburg: Part 2!

A year and a half ago, I wrote a blog about great places to eat when you’re in Williamsburg for a college visit or

Go Outside – Doctor’s Orders

When was the last time that you went outside, and I mean really went outside, and completely submersed yourself in nature? How did you

Paddle Trip Report 3 – The Long Dash for Home

The last post ended with my canoe trapped and broken on a granite outcrop at the base of the Fall Zone in Richmond, Virginia.

Paddle Trip Report 2 – Across the Piedmont and Fall Zone

At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in