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About Chris F. Ryan

Chris F. Ryan is a freelance writer and photographer based in Santa Cruz, California. His online home is at http://www.ViewsoftheWorld.com.

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Walking on Water: Snowshoeing Steamboat Springs

There is a species of lizard in Central America that walks on water. Called the Jesus Lizard, it can race across a surface of water without sinking, a feat that inspired its divine nickname. I thought about this crafty little reptile while I myself walked on water - a white sea of fresh Rocky Mountain snow outside Steamboat Springs, Colo.