Follow petcha on Twitter
Amazon Associate

If you see books or music or tools on this site that you would like to buy through Amazon, click here and thus i have seen will get a small percentage of the purchase price of the item. Thank you. 

The Elements of Typographic Style

Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T Pullover

Minding the Earth, Mending the Word: Zen and the Art of Planetary Crisis

North Face Base Camp Duffel (Medium)




Although I enjoy taking pictures, I am neither a photographer nor a videographer.  I am a tropical ecologist, a dedicated forester, and a fledgling Zen student. I work at the New York Botanical Garden as a member of the Science staff, manage forests in various parts of the world, and sit at the Empty Hand Zen Center.  I have witnessed some truly marvelous things during my travels, many of which were documented (more or less) on film - or a memory card.  This site is an attempt to share some of the wonder of these encounters.  Thus, I have seen...