This is the original image used for the cover of Managing the Wild (thx, Rob). The Kachin man shown is from the village of Shinlonga and his name is Naw Sein. Great guy. [NOTE: All of the palms shown in the image are spiny – extremely spiny – rattan canes. It took Naw Sein quite […]
A composing stick is a tool used to assemble pieces of metal types, i.e. sorts, into words and lines and pages. [NOTE: This composing stick was filled up many times to print the eight pages of the Smokey the Bear Sutra.]
Elysa and Don Manuel Chota checking some tree names in the CIJH arboterum. Don Manuel knew local and Latin names for most of the tree species.
There is a good chance when you take a road trip on a motorcyle that it will rain. And all of your stuff will get wet. Unless you take precautions. The DrySpec D68 includes one D20 saddlebag set and one D28 dry bag to create 68 liters of 100% waterproof storage. And they fit nicely on […]
The video series, Stories of Bike, has started it’s third season. The premier offering, FASTER, is an especially beautiful and moving tribute of the relationship between a bike (Ducati Monster) and a biker (Alicia). “Faster faster until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” – Hunter S. Thompson.
Hmong blouse from the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi. Garment is hand-loomed and colored with vegetable dyes.
Noted walking to work this morning. Lot of metaphors in this image.