Back of Beyond by C.J. Box

Box, C.J. (2012). Back of Beyond. Minotaur Books; New York.  Although not specifically based around his best-known character, Joe Pickett, this C.J. Box novel has much in the way of action, adventure, and suspense to offer to the contemporary reader. I was most excited about the setting of the novel in Yellowstone National Park –…

Stay Young and Get Muddy with the #30x30Challenge

As I have previously written on this blog, mud is a wonderful thing. It heralds the arrival of spring and warmer temperatures. It means that water is flowing into the ground, nourishing the plentiful plant and insect life beneath our feet. I love seeing mud for all of these reasons, but I also love the playful…