his schooling was in biology and he also studied and furthered the native haida language – both written and spoken – as a hobby, along with having an ear for music, especially when composed and performed in the wilds using, in this case, a hunk of bull kelp and other natural and unique instruments. the […]

flashback: for a fine brit, and a good guy, always the diligent and cheerful bridge builder, recalling the excellent isolation and the spectacular dense forests, not to mention some pretty awesome paddling, thanks for the shot luke. klakas inlet, southern prince of wales wilderness area, prince of wales island, alaska. 2014

————————- ‘it has always seemed strange to me,’ said doc. ‘the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. and those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. and while men admire the quality […]

…now you sail alone… alley poetry, katlian street, sitka, alaska. half-century club, thursday, may 7, 2015

ok, now we know summer is here. myosotis alpestris, edgecumbe drive, sitka, alaska. 2015

bathed in an ethereal light, overlooking a quiet chaos, ‘night and day’ (1925) by henry hering. union station, chicago, illinois. 2015

1st avenue, seattle, washington. 2015

pioneer square, seattle, washington. 2015

the dogwoods (cornus) are blooming. louisville street, st. louis, missouri. 2015

fast, on a rough road riding high, through the mountains climbing twisting, turning further from my home. young, like a new moon rising fierce, through the rain and lightning wandering out into this great unknown. and i don’t want no one to cry. but, tell ’em if i don’t survive i was born free! i […]