A Field Guide to Long Island Sound
A lavishly illustrated guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its New York and Connecticut coastlines.
A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico
A uniquely comprehensive guide to more than 600 species of fauna & flora along the coasts of the southeastern United States.
Web Style Guide, 4th ed.
The fourth edition of the my best-selling Web Style Guide, co-authored with my colleague Sarah Horton.
Recent illustrations, diagrams, and maps created for my book projects. The wildlife illustrations were done in Adobe Photoshop. The maps and diagrams are primarily created in Adobe Illustrator.
Glacial Lake Connecticut map
For an upcoming book project I've been working with Ralph Lewis, the former Connecticut state geologist on making my LIS geology maps and figures more accurate. Lordship and Stratford Point stick out so far in the Sound because the area was a wedge (moraine and outwash river fan) between two giant ice sheet lobes, the Hudson ...
Stairway – Musée du Louvre
Spicy roasted carrots
Delicious, spicy-sweet, fast and easy to make. 3 cups fresh carrots, peeled and bias-sliced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon chili oil 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to taste Peel and cut carrots, and microwave about 3 minutes, until just soft, but not fully cooked. Mix carrots with the rest of the ingredients ...
Labrador duck drake
Labrador Duck drake (Camptorhynchus labradorius), an extinct species that once wintered off the New England and mid-Atlantic coasts. Last seen alive in 1875. A reminder that we can lose whole species, and that we stand to lose many more in the next century if we don't change our ways very soon. Photoshop illustration.
Labrador Duck (detail)
Labrador Duck drake (Camptorhynchus labradorius), head detail. Photoshop illustration.