Category Archives: Gabon

Liberia Portfolio book launch in St. Cloud, Minnesota

“Liberia Portfolio” book release will unfold in Saint Cloud, Minnesota at Jules’ Bistro, 921 West Saint Germain Street, on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 4:30 to 7pm. I will be present, telling a few stories, signing a few books, and would love … Continue reading

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Liberia Portfolio book launch

Two years in the making, Liberia Portfolio is now published and available. Preview select pages of this book at the link “book: Liberia Portfolio” at the top of this page. If you are in or near Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, February 13, … Continue reading

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Obama International Foundation School, II

Paynesville, Liberia.

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girl with a child, Brewerville, Liberia

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Monrovia, Liberia. January 31, 2018, blue moon rising.

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All Hallows’ Eve

A colony of bats going a-souling as twilight settles over the African forest.

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Papa Gentil

A Western lowland gorilla, silverback Papa Gentil, keeps watchful eye on his surroundings while feeding in a riverside forest of Moukalaba-Doudou National Park in Gabon. He is the patriarch of a family that has been studied and habituated by scientists … Continue reading

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they know about us

I feel small, vulnerable, almost insignificant before the penetrating stare of this beast who passes before me. Our eye contact is unnerving. I am ashamed that so many of my brothers have found sport in the killing of these magnificent … Continue reading

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elegy for a leopard

The details surrounding the death of this leopard are unfortunate. According to Elie Tobi, scientist and curator for the Gabon Biodiversity Center in Gamba, the body of this leopard was recovered in November of 2009. “A leopard was caught by an illegal … Continue reading

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foggy morning on Vera Plaines, Gabon

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