About Me

I am a tropical ecologist, a dedicated forester, an enthusiastic biker, and a fledgling Zen student. I work at the New York Botanical Garden as a member of the Science staff, manage forests in various parts of the world, ride a Harley-Davidson XG 750, and sit at the Empty Hand Zen Center.  I have witnessed some truly marvelous things during my travels, many of which were documented (more or less) on film – or a memory card.  This site is an attempt to share some of the wonder of these encounters.  Thus, I have seen…