Over the past year I have visited the Farallon Islands three times. Located approximately 30 miles west of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge these craggy rocks lie within San Francisco county: it is hard to believe as they are a wild place, the home or resting place to numerous birds and marine mammals. I […]
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My children’s book Far from Shore was mentioned in the December 2, 2011 issue of Science magazine.
My latest children’s book, Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage, was released in June. It was a long time in the making and at times I wondered if I would ever finish it. But it was also thoroughly enjoyable to make an excuse for myself to paint and write about all those […]
I recently returned form spending 3 weeks working on the RV Thompson off the Coast of SE Alaska. Migration was in full swing with many 1000’s of phalaropes and kittiwakes making their way north to breed and visiting
The recent events, the devastating earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami, have me thinking about the fragility of low lying islands, particularly those in Hawaii and the Central Pacific. Last fall I spent four and a half months on the NOAA RV McArthur II working for the South West Fisheries Science Center in La […]
It’s cold and wet here so I have been thinking of the tropics. I thought I’d share some pictures of