Bill Vaughn

Bill Vaughn


Feel the Heat

Three months of pure freedom. You're loving it—and we are, too. From big water to big walls, from oyster stands to dune shacks, fifty-one sunny ways to dive in when the mercury rises.

Daniel Duane, H. Thayer Walker, Bill Vaughn, Amy Marr, Granville Greene, Sally Schumaier, Grant Davis, Catharine Livingston, Rory Evans, Eric Hansen, Randy Wayne White, and Grayson Schaffer
Jun 1, 2005

The Blair Wine Project

IF YOU THOUGHT PAUL GIAMATTI'S CHARACTER in Sideways was obsessed, consider the growing cult of American oenophiles for whom only ultranatural "biodynamic" wine will do.[sidebar img=1546706 | hed=...

Bill Vaughn
Apr 1, 2005

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.

Bill Vaughn
Oct 1, 2004

Birds on a Wire

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

Bill Vaughn
Feb 1, 2004

Raising North Dakota

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

Bill Vaughn
Jul 1, 2003

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

Bill Vaughn
Feb 1, 2002

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...

Bill Vaughn
Jan 6, 2002

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...

Bill Vaughn
Oct 1, 2001

The 12-Step-off-a-Cliff Program

Thanks to improved safety standards and tandem flights, scores of acrophobes are giving hang gliding a second wind.

Brad Wieners, Bruce Barcott, Bill Vaughn, Jim Benning, John Clarke Jr., Michael McCullough, and Jason Daley
Feb 1, 2001

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...

Bill Vaughn
Jan 7, 2001

Survive This!

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

Bill Vaughn
Jul 1, 2000

Skating Home Backward

How one man transformed a vile, polluted, dank little swamp into the perfect glassy ice pond. A Wetland Restoration Comedy.

Bill Vaughn
Jan 1, 2000

Dream Jobs

Dream Jobs, Outside magazine, December 1999

Paul Scott, Gretchen Reynolds, Kimberly Lisagor, Danielle Wolffe, and Bill Vaughn
Dec 1, 1999