June 01, 2019
Alongside the banks of Oregon’s wild and scenic Metolius River, I watch trout in the shallows, but think of salmon in the rapids. One life connects to another, to another, to mine, to yours. We’re all alive in greater currents that start flowing somewhere we might sense but never see.
These river currents I’m currently beside have flowed steadily for far longer than I’ve been alive. The steadiness of the… READ MORE
May 19, 2019
I am sipping wine in a garden in Tuscany where the flowers tumble, one over the other, with little effort and great glory. They flirt with me, confident in their radiance and their right of place. I am struck with how bold these flowers are. Not just in their colour and form but in… READ MORE
May 04, 2019
Lately, I’ve shifted from seeking pinnacles of experience, to deepening my appreciation of the aimless and ordinary—though I define those terms differently than many.
Peak moments still capture my imagination, and everyone’s. As photographers and viewers, we’re drawn to the image that captures the most exquisite sunset, or the autumn leaf best colored with the grace of a master painter’s brushstroke.… READ MORE