Author Archives: Evensteven

About Evensteven

I am a photographer and author, and live in Embudo, New Mexico, alongside the Rio Grande. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: I have also published six additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: 2. Coyote Buttes: 3. Four Cornered, the Land: 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers: 5. Rio Marañon: 6. Rio Grande:

Where I Stand On Israel

I regret that hostility to Israel is becoming increasingly prevalent around the world, as its right-wing government escalates its conflict with the Palestinian people. The latest flashpoint, Gaza, is illustrative of the continuing problem. Why are there so many Palestinians … Continue reading

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Birding in Northern Costa Rica, Part 2

Caño Negro, Days 3 & 4 We left Selva Verde on the morning of Day 3, headed north to Refugio Caño Negro, which  is located close to the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Caño Negro more or less translates … Continue reading

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Birding in Northern Costa Rica, Part 1

A year ago (November 2018), Kathy and I took a Road Scholar birding trip to Costa Rica: “Birding in Southern Costa Rica: Motmots and Quetzals”. It was fabulous! So, we decided that, this fall, we should do the other Costa … Continue reading

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Akumal Diving, 2001 and 2003

Akumal is a resort town on the Riviera Maya, south of Cancun and north of Tulum.  Besides diving the reefs, one can also dive the cenotes: water-filled caves. On our cenote dives, we were never far away from the surface … Continue reading

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Little Cayman Island Diving, 2005

Kathy and I did a 10-day dive and fish package at the Southern Cross Club in 2005. Besides the fantastic diving, we caught a few bonefish, baby tarpon in the “Tarpon Lake” and other assorted fish. In my eagerness to … Continue reading

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Travels, 9-26 to 10-6-19

On September 26, I flew Southwest Airlines from Albuquerque to Oakland. This route usually provides views of the Grand Canyon and the Sierras,  but the vagaries of seating in the plane, the clarity of the windows, the time of day  … Continue reading

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The King Donald Chronicles, #52

  Trump is making his move. The over-riding concern of the prior 51 posts of this series is now seen to be taking place. Trump is taking power as an absolute ruler. Trump’s lawyers are now asserting that he is … Continue reading

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