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What I am afraid of?

Looks like a good place for a snake to hide. Photos by James Jordan

What happened when I stared fear in the face in Montana. I didn’t blink.

I have always had a fear of snakes, and I am not even sure why. But in places like in the wilderness of Montana, a rattlesnake is something you should fear. Medical help is hours away, and that is even if you can get a phone signal — and you probably can’t get a phone signal. A rattlesnake bite in this…



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James Jordan

Teller of tales, many of which are actually true. Award-winning journalist, and the William Allen White Award for reporting.