My new poem, “Let Us Love,” in E.P.I.C. Magazine. Written as a reflection on having lost a dear, dear, beloved friend in February of 2012. http://epicmag.org/pdfs/november-december-2014/ Advertisements
We’re getting along quite nicely. I knew it was going to be a splendid trip when upon exiting Dublin airport a starling plooped on my head. It’s been… Read more “Ireland and I are in a relationship…”
Magical mycology tour: A fall fungal foraging foray into the San Juans By Jaime Becktel – Durango Telegraph, September 11th, 2014 I think I sort of get it… Read more “Magical Mycology Tour”
In 1925, Vernon Culhane drove his “Mountain Bouquet” honey down through the Florida River Valley to Durango, peddling his golden wares for the first time at a… Read more “Growing the Hive: Four generations of beekeeping in SW Colorado”
Viewing Life Through the Buoyant Doughnut Hole by Jaime Becktel In 1869, one-armed Civil War veteran Major John Wesley Powell departed Wyoming on an expedition down the… Read more “An Ode to the Tube…”
includes perhaps the hardest won article of my baby career as a writer. Lots of work and re-work and re-work went into this piece, but I was committed that the story of my little pollinator friends made it out into the world in such a loving, positive way.
There’s enough doomster chronicles of the plight of the bees out there… I think people need solutions in order to keep their chin up and walk boldly forth into a world where they feel like they can actually make a difference. I know I do…
The people I met on the “Roadshow” were the most delightful collection of such individuals. Positive vibes… real hopeful and optimistic!
As ever, thanks for reading!
Bee Mindful by Jaime Becktel
Edible Southwest Colorado – Summer 2014
Eighteen years after we visited Turkey together, my father and I return to explore the country. Journeys of the Heart by Jaime Becktel The Durango Telegraph: June… Read more “Journeys of the Heart”
While reading AFAR Magazine on the plane I was bemusing to myself that it would be mighty swell to have a travel piece published with… Read more “A funny thing happened on the way to Istanbul…”
My newest article for Edible Southwest Colorado. The photo of the very special Harrison Topp makes me smile and cry at the same time because I miss… Read more “Montezuma County Road G”