number love

I fell in love with numbers when I was a small child. Like probably before kindergarten. When I was in 5th grade, I got a "homework pass" whenever I won…

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the root of the matter

What does it mean to have roots? Or, conversely, to be rootless? My first thought goes to a relationship with a particular place — a geographical home base. And yet,…

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proximity and the sea

The first time I stepped foot in the Pacific Ocean was on the shore of Nicaragua when I was fifteen. It was a deep, deep blue, and there were red…

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the year of perfect vision

“The future can no longer beWhat is going to happen?It isWhat are we going to do?” – Henri Bergson This is at the entrance of Zealandia, a conservation project in…

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