Bill Vaughn

A Jug of Wine (More Jugs of Wine) et Moi

Can extreme pleasure and adventure coexist? Yeah, baby! Hop on a bike for a long, winding tour through the gourmet sweet spots of southern France.

Lumber Whack

The sweet science of chopping a huge tower of wood

Birds on a Wire

Sex. Danger. Family values. This backyard soap opera has it all—plus feathers, razor-sharp talons, and a neighborhood obsessed.

Raising North Dakota

Horrible winters. A dwindling, aging population. Abandoned farms reverting to prairie grass. Perfect, says our writer.

To Hell and Back

Don't cry for L.M. Nesbitt. (OK, maybe cry a little.)

Look Upon My Neckerchief and Know that I Am Eagle!

Only a few badges—Lifesaving, Dog Care, and the impossible Seven-Minute Mile among them—stood between this lapsed Scout and his boyhood dream of earning Scouting's highest honor

Living in Dog Years

Tearing through the banquet of life, Radish, the authors omnivorous, irrepressible red heeler, was a happy and undiscriminating guest—not to mention a philosophical beast who maybe, just maybe, had...

The Snow on the Sweetgrass

For newcomers—meaning most of us—they are merely picturesque. But for Native Americans, the sacred places of the Great Plains and Northern Rockies are alive with centuries of memory and...

Hype!

The last word in clogs for jocks

Won'tcha Be My Neighbor?

Who hasn't dreamed of clean country living, of owning your own green acres? Bill Vaughn bought his piece of rural heaven a decade ago, and began a new life of peace and quiet, of starry nights and...

Survive This!

Our vengeful writer pays a surprise visit to Survivor's island shoot to wreak some authentic havoc

Survive This!

Our vengeful writer pays a surprise visit to Survivor's island shoot to wreak some authentic havoc

Survive This!

Our vengeful writer pays a surprise visit to Survivor's island shoot to wreak some authentic havoc