Goose Creek Press

Speaker, teacher, field trip leader, author-essayist, nature photographer. Centering on understanding and repair of our relationships with nature, place and community.

I am a resident of Floyd County since 1997 and of southwest Virginia since 1975. Following careers in education and health care, my vision has turned to what I think of as my “personal ecology.” More bio at

Find my books locally and online

My two books, Slow Road Home and What We Hold In Our Hands come out of time spent in relationship to nature, place and community. Look for them on shelves at the Country Store and Jacksonville Center in Floyd.

My photo note-cards...

provide a way to send a special message from a special place. These nature and landscapes are from Floyd County. Find them at the Country Store and Chateau Morrisette or online at Goose Creek Goods

Down2Earth Micro-Tours and Talks

Town Tours (1 hr), Parkway Nature Walks (2 hrs) and speaker services: Find out more and join me!

I can provide technical services to create simple graphic elements for print or web; edit your personal or academic documents; or help you install, correct or navigate MAC-operated devices at an hourly rate. 

Ask me to photograph your favorite landscape, home site or property for personal, tourism or real estate purposes. Rates and prices dependent on travel, print or web deliverables, and other considerations. See my Flickr gallery for informal images. 

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