Species #680: Christmas Angels

Species #680: Christmas Angels

Dec 25th, 2015 The roar of the ocean could be heard from inside my car as I slipped into the empty parking lot at the base of the pier. The sun had not yet quite slipped over the horizon, and the pink glow of the Floridian sunrise was just beginning to spread across the pier. … Continue reading

Species #510: “Rudolph”

Species #510: “Rudolph”

I had traveled for nearly 27 hours to reach my destination in Malaysia almost half a week ago only to find unseasonable monsoons had ravaged 6 of the 11 states of Malaysia and rendered huge swaths of areas impassable. Stuck indoors, I was loving the opportunity to spend time with people, but my heart was … Continue reading

Species #500: “Seabass”

Species #500: “Seabass”

I had been warned by dozens of people. The first thing most people said was that I was crazy, followed closely by the statement that I was going to get myself killed. And it would be a lie to say that I didn’t have any concerns about driving into Mexico and down the Baja peninsula … Continue reading

Species #484: In search of an Alpine Volcano

Species #484: In search of an Alpine Volcano

I slowly crawled on my elbows and knees as I inched forward into a foot tall break between some low lying branches and the leaf strewn forest floor. Before me, the golden hued substrate of a small mountain stream vibrantly reflected sparkles of sunlight that danced and scattered into the shadows. Propped on my elbows, … Continue reading

An Alaskan Adventure

An Alaskan Adventure

A sliver of sunlight pierced through the low lying cloud cover that hovered over the emerald ocean and for a second I felt as though the waves around my boat stalled in a surreal moment of beauty. In the near distance, I heard a small family of humpback whales as they spouted into the air. … Continue reading