February 7, 2019

The Spirit of the Hunt

I wrote a piece for the Winter 2019 edition of Pheasants Forever Journal. It’s

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June 2, 2017

Tree by Tree, Restoring a Forest

My grandfather, Bower Hawthorne, was a longtime newspaperman, known more for

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October 29, 2015

Portraits of Small Town Life

When you drive into Gackle, North Dakota, there’s a hillside filled with tires

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October 13, 2015

In Search of Equilibrium

It’s the time of year to which I most look forward. It’s not just the pumpkin

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December 12, 2014

Peace in Platte

I’m back in South Dakota for a few days. It’s the last hunt of the year. My

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November 18, 2014

Will Preach for Hunt

I spent last weekend in Huron, South Dakota. This is the second year in a row that

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July 27, 2013

Preaching in the Dakotas

We’re less than two months away from hunting season, so I’m actively looking for

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July 22, 2013

Hunting and Writing: Not That Far Apart

Hunting, I predict, will be the next hipster activity. Having taken to carving their

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January 14, 2013

Hunting: It’s More Sublime Than You Might Think

Here’s the text of the pecha kucha talk I gave at Emergence Christianity last

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October 1, 2010

Duck Hunting in Minnesota

This weekend marks the opening of waterfowl season in Minnesota. Due to soccer,

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