• By Published On: April 24, 202410.1 min read

    We are doomed to repeat the past, only so long as it remains in our present attention. What if we were able to choose our future, individually and collectively? What of the past might try to come with us, what hurdles and obstacles from the past might we face? How might we learn to remediate [...]

  • By Published On: April 10, 20247.8 min read

    The black-chinned hummingbirds have returned to southwestern New Mexico. When then sun hits them just right their chins light up with a fluorescent purple that, when caught in the stillness of a high-def photograph, is quite phenomenal. I wonder if these hummingbirds are quite aware of how they impress others, or if they remain [...]

  • By Published On: April 4, 20246.4 min read

    There’s a raven calling from the tree where the vultures spend these last frosty nights of early spring, the dandelions have started blooming in the low wet spots near the outflow of the boggy spring on the path to the greenhouse, and the cottonwoods are showing renewed signs of life. My kid and I are [...]

  • By Published On: March 9, 20241.8 min read

    Photos from our southwestern travels of 2023-4 in south and central Arizona, traversing the native homes of many indigenous cultures. The black and white theme is a throwback to my early days of photography and the general vibe of having come from somewhere, having learned and healed. . . and still having uncertainty about [...]

  • By Published On: March 9, 20246.6 min read

    Pueblo & Chiricahua Apache in Southwestern New Mexico I’m sitting in my rig in a beautiful valley in southwestern New Mexico. Spring is just starting to find its way up here with the quail beginning to move and the greening of the grass. At 5500 feet, winter still exists here, just north of the Mexico [...]

  • By Published On: March 3, 202414.2 min read

    There are memories and there are memories. Until recently I know I have memories of five years lived in an old post and beam house for twelve years of my young adulthood. I can remember the spaces of that house in the time before my wife got together, yet when I go to the years [...]