A F R I C A: NEW and IMPROVED.

It's HIGH time we dispense with the images of starving children, unruly militants, disaster, and degradation. I think everyone gets the point: there's still quite a bit of ground to cover along "development road." With an eager camera crew, I'm certain I could capture astoundingly similar images in the United States, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, and [...]

It feels so damn good to be me.

cruisin’ along the Niger River with boat “crew”…Niamey, Niger 3 June 2017 – Nairobi, Kenya According to the vast collection of available creative work authored over the last 10,000 years, it seems as if humans have persistently ventured to “find themselves,” as the neo-psycho-spiritual lingo goes. Me, on the other hand, yeah, I’ve spent the last […]

Courage.

This was my team in Mali. These two young men had more wisdom than I'd ever thought possible with the adolescent mind. Perhaps it wasn't so much wisdom as it was highly-evolved reason. They lived in the house just down the road from me in Bamako. 12 and 9 years of age. They each spoke 3 languages, [...]