My study has always been love. Press me and I begin to murmur things like how my work is not science, but the subject of my work is data-driven biodiversity. I study patterns of habitat. To be more specific, I am a student of the beauty and history of biological evolution in morphological architecture and its application to fitness strategy across living systems. In my art and writing about ecology, I am more satisfied with the exploration of the best. most simple and elegant question than I am with any righteous, vocational answer. Where the #californiafieldatlas was a love story, my next books are becoming family albums. (obi)

Into the Mountains

Again and again I am introduced to the Sierra Nevada; locals call it the Sierra. There is only one, it is not the Sierras. In a few weeks, here at 8000′, we will (please oh please) be covered with snow and again it will appear as the vision of Pedro […]

Obi Kaufmann in the Manual

    This is one interview that didn’t take too long on the clothing front. Obi Kaufmann is the real deal. As he joked with us, “ I have hashtag “Life on  The Trail” man! This is it! It’s not a hobby!”  When we asked about dress shoes he just […]

General Store, San Francisco

General Store, out near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, is another of my favorite places to get stuff that somehow, I’m sure I need. I’m convinced I need it because of the pure vibe that the certain combination of this superbly curated store radiates. Everything here is made by someone […]