Italian stallion, Vatican City

The need for speed transcends religion…. it is a cultural phenomenon that cuts across multiple genres and defiesView full post »

Roma Look Out

This is not a horizontal reverse image done in photoshop….View full post »

Pompei, Italy

Kelly two days ago in the cool climate of Pompei… congrads for her acceptance to Georgetown for graduate studiesView full post »

Amalfi, Italy

In the last two days have traveled through Ethiopia, Kenya and now have a week’s respite in Italy with the familyView full post »

Living on the edge

captured with: fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f1.4, iso 200, 1/250View full post »

On the streets of Addis

I am in Addis Ababa again to help teach a course for the next week. It has seem to become my second home in Africa asView full post »

Happy hour on the Mara

Acacia trees can offer more than shade after sunset…View full post »

some necessities never change

fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f/2.0, 1/750, iso 200 Addis Ababa, EthiopiaView full post »


People and dwellings can be counted for many reasons in developing countries….View full post »

where you look, you can see

Beauty within times of trouble Is where you look, if you wish to seeView full post »

Kisumu Ndogo…

Karibu to Kibera… Nairobi, KenyaView full post »

Le Miuex

James… meilleur guide sur Masai Mara avec le camp SerianView full post »

Ethiopian home roast

When I was in Ethiopia in early December for work I was in search of the their best coffee in the evenings when I wasView full post »

Karura Forest, Kenya

Bokeh from a walk with Helen last October…View full post »

Fresh herbs in Addis

In the Mercado Market of Addis Ababa you can buy just about anything… green or roasted coffee to die for –View full post »

Even lions respect

Some are just best left alone… Masai Mara.View full post »

Walking with the animals

Masai bush guide taking a rest on top of the Mara escarpment after climbing up from the plains of the North ConservancyView full post »

Where pirates roam…

Along the East African coastline and in Zanzibar, the boat of choice is the centuries old dow. Somethings are best leftView full post »


Walking the paths of a small village in Zanzibar I was surprised to see the color of the red colored soil – it wasView full post »

Four Pigs in a Hole

Ugly is the new cute… Mama warthog and her babies heading into their “house” in the ground – anView full post »

Streets of Nairobi

Back in Nairobi to finish out my work here until May… where it is now summer and the rainy season is just aroundView full post »

The discussion

On Monday, despite the “blue norther” and being “cold as snot” we decided to go for a ride, myView full post »

Texas cold

A “blue norther” is blowin’ in tonight and time to get ready on the ranch… Captured with: fujiView full post »

Maddie at Sunset

Wrapped in a Masai blanket for warmth against the December weather of north Texas. Captured with: fuji xpro 1 @ 35mm f/1View full post »

Holidays in Texas

I was able to fly home for a two week respite from working in Kenya and spend the holidays with family in Texas. AView full post »

Alley through Time

A peek into a world that changes much slower than others… the Mercado of Addis Ababa. Captured with: fuji x pro-1View full post »

Injera Baskets

In Ethiopia, the staple bread with each meal is injera. It is a slightly sour tasting flat bread that has a spongyView full post »

The mercado, Addis Ababa

Just got back from a week of work in Ethiopia. Yesterday afternoon I got several hours off to explore the MercadoView full post »

No tusks…

Helen and I ran into this little fellow who was only 1-2 days old just before sunset on the Mara. We spent better partView full post »

Bridging Gaps

Technology can often times inhibit communication, especially between two very different cultures because of theView full post »

Little Tusks

Life is usually much simpler when you still have little tusks… Captured with: nikon d700 @ f/6.3, 1/640, 240mm,View full post »

Princess of Kazimkazi

Play is what you make of it. The essence of which is creativity. Children often exceed where adults frequently fail.  View full post »

Helen sur le Mara

Helen was a trooper on this adventure. She flew in 2 days after the attack in Nairobi… then off to Zanzibar andView full post »