Explore with me
Explore my interests and projects from woodworking, interior design and construction, fine art and drone photography, music and videos and more.
You never know where this rabbit hole may lead.
For as long as I can remember I’ve been wandering and wondering. As a kid I visited Mexico, Guatemala, Germany, France, Costa Rica, Switzerland, England, Holland, Italy, and Greece. Many of these countries, such as Mexico, multiple times and for extended periods. I had been to 40 of the 50 states and had lived in Hawaii on three different occasions. And this was all before I turned 18. Since then, I have revisited several of those places, as well as journeyed to Morocco, Iceland, Hong Kong (when it was still a country), China, Taiwan, Macau, Scotland, Peru, Belize, Andorra, Luxembourg, and Monaco.
For most of these places they were the journey of a few days or weeks. But I’ve managed to stay a while in some very interesting places as well. From 1990 to 1993 I lived in Barcelona, Spain and watched it change from a sleepy European country to becoming one of the most modern countries in the world. 1992 was the year of the Barcelona Olympics, and the World Expo in Sevilla which introduced the country to the world in a most spectacular way and I was there. I spent three years living in Honolulu, Hawaii, working for the Honolulu Star Bulletin, one of the two dailies that served the state of Hawaii. I spent several years in Ann Arbor Michigan in the early days of the Internet helping to develop webpages when people had not even heard of the web. In 2001 I was living in the East Village of Manhattan, while working for Citi Bank, when I awoke to the news of the attack on the World Trade Centers and walked down to the corner of 1st and Houston to witness the horror with my own eyes.
But it wasn’t just places. Having been born to eclectic, artist parents in Santa Fe New Mexico in the late 60’s was somewhat of an adventure in itself. It no doubt contributed to my subsequent careers in graphic design, photography and music. Certainly, this is why the creative world is such a passion as it has always been so deeply ingrained in my blood. But science, and technology are passions too, leading to a pilot’s license, a job as a science teacher and eventually medical school and my current iteration as a physician.
Even in college, I wandered. I started with journalism at the University of Missouri, Columbia, switching to fine art photography at the University of Arizona, in Tucson. However, I eventually settled on a General Studies degree with a minor in Spanish, philosophy and English, and was only a few credits short of a minor in computer science.
Whatever… the one constant has been my insatiable curiosity and a drive to create. Looking back, it’s not hard to connect the dots in my mind, travel, art, science, philosophy. However, it’s often not so simple when I try to explain it to somebody else. So, that is what this is all about: my curiosity… my stories… my ramblings… my musing… my art… my world.
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