I have read two books more than once—Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne and a double feature of The Call of the Wild and White Fang by Jack London. Both take me to incredible places. Both make me dream. For this, my sixth trip to Haida Gwaii, an archipelago some 30 miles west of British Columbia, I packed the Jack London. It seemed fitting for the long flights across… Read More
Exploring the British Columbian Archipelago’s Most Remote Sacred Site By Marc Cappelletti I am walking in the footsteps of chiefs and carvers, warriors and weavers, shamans and slaves; people as connected to the land as the very trees from which they once made their homes. The ground is soft. It is sacred. And it lies at the edge of the world—Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. I am standing on shore at the ancient village… Read More
When I came upon the eagle I was excited to get a shot, any shot. It’s a bald eagle. It’s awesome. Part of me felt that the first shot was as good as it was going to get–relatively close up, in focus, OK lighting, fine. There is something odd and interesting about a bald eagle in front of a no smoking sign. But a shot of a bald eagle perched in front of a no… Read More
What is that font? Honestly. The sign for Seattle’s Pike Place Market is perhaps the most iconic in the Pacific Northwest (the country?). It is so strikingly simple. If were any more complex, more of-the-moment-chic, snazzy, I suppose people would have tired of it long ago.