ESSAYS

The rest of my career will be about drawing connections. Analysis, the process of dissection, is only of limited value to my mission. Synthesis is my vocation. More than any other kind of thinking, systems strategy, specifically of course in reference to California ecology, is where I find the answers to the questions I am asking. How do the orienting, elemental forces of the natural world inform the shape and function of my local and global realities? They come by considering the wider implications of externalities and how the sum effect of its fitness outweighs the aggregated product of the constituent properties. The study of ecology is the study of economics. The only difference between the two is the object of currency and the subject of society. (obi)

Love Song for California

It is difficult, even upsetting, to let the words creep in to describe the perfect quietness of the wild places. But I do anyway – it is a compulsion, admittedly. This photo-story comes from my adventures across California this year – the photos I’ve taken that seem to have captured a […]