Journey into Yellowstone

Exploring the Mountain between Science and the Soul. There is a mysterious mountain which lays hidden in plain sight. It stands between certainty (science) and the unknown (soul). Many seek to commune with this mountain yet it’s Babel of Tongues is often indecipherable and utterly intoxicating. But if you’re willing to ride against tides of fear, emotion and…

New Beginnings

Los turistas, los gringos, Herbalista, Surrealismo! We made it! My wife and I recently spent eight months traveling through Ecuador, Peru and across the United States. Our journey was wild; ambitious; memorable; daunting at times and unbelievably rewarding at others. Our adventures were filled with slow boats, long bus rides and even larger backpacks. We slept in…

The Awakening Flame

The Fire Ceremony Upon moving to a rural country setting three years ago, I felt compelled to build an open face pagan style fireplace in our backyard. Ryan and I worked together on carrying stones uphill from the brook. Incidentally, the created stone shape is triangular and points due east. For reasons I can’t express…

Wonderment’s Draw

Surrendering to wonderment’s draw, exploring an unconventional science. Wonderment is the single word I would use to describe Richard Kirk’s artwork. His works have a fantastic tendency to lure you in, leaving you spellbent, awestruck and fully fascinated. Many areas of his compositions contain microcosms of the macrocosmic whole. Richard’s work not only parallels a…

Space, Spirit and Trickster Myths

[singlepic id=2015 w=320 h=190 float=left]Space, Spirit and Trickster Myths: The Acadia Reflections The Acadia Reflections were created by mirroring my abstract nature photography without the use of layering or filter manipulations. The abstract photographs of interstellar rocks, seaweed and tide pool creatures were captured at Acadia National Park, Maine USA. The reflections were drafted and…