I woke up in twisted sheets, unrested and groggy from a few too many pints the night before. An early […]
pollywogpaulJust another human being trying to see the world and make it a better place to live.
On the way…
I’m headed to the Wilderness Medicine Institute’s conference on Wilderness Risk Management (WRMC) in Portland, OR. Looking for some waves […]
Greeting. Kathmandu, Nepal
monk children, a photo by pollywogonalog on Flickr. Monk children greet a high lama with white silk katas at Kopan Monastery in […]
Girl with Henna
Namaste! Check out my recent photo essay, Essentially India. Girl with Henna, a photo by pollywogonalog on Flickr. Via Flickr: Girl […]
India is remarkably diverse. As I traveled, I found myself only able to tell which state or region I was […]
Bits of Brixton.
Mountains on my mind.
Mountains are always on my mind. Sometimes, it seems that my inability to stay away from them controls my life […]
Nepal avalanche survivors tell of bodies at sunrise
This captures the joy of reunion after a crazy near miss…
Here is a poem that I wrote while traveling through Nepal last year. Sometimes, travel and being an outsider in […]
a Californian Path
This September, my friend David and I walked California’s legendary John Muir Trail. After finishing what was one of the […]