Jim Morrison writes about the environment, travel, the arts, and business. His stories have appeared in numerous publications including Smithsonian, The New York Times, and National Wildlife.
Fired With Finesse
How North Carolina potters revived a tradition. Published in Smithsonian magazine.
Getting High - Serious Tree Climbing
Climbing and sleeping in the top of a 243-foot California redwood.
The remarkable story of the endangered monarch butterflies migration to the mountains of Mexico.
Raiders of the Lost Park
Before the dam, this 200-mile stone trough was as much as 1,200 feet deep in places, inspiring reverie from the days John Wesley Powell first led an expedition through here in 1869.
From Southwest Spirit. An essay on a particularly-obsessive brand of Wiffleball played as a child.
Jim Morrison - "Getting Gindrozed"
Norfolk relies on Ray Gindroz to tell the city what's good design. From PortFolio weekly.
Better Beer Through Laughter
Laughter, it seems, is not only the way to better health; it's the path to better beer. Published in American Way.
The story of how one botanical garden has created a GED program for kids who otherwise would be on the streets.
Jim Morrison - Sports
Jim has written about everything from major league baseball to football to golf and adventure sports like tree climbing and canyoneering. Name the sports star ......
Jim Morrison - Feel Good Wood
Stanley Russell lifts the slender billet of northern white ash and eyes the grain. There, he says, see that squiggle? It's OK, within tolerances, but it will have to go ......