What is your plan for the next 24 hours? PB&J sandwich, type, sleep, wake, English breakfast tea, get the kids ready for school, kiss the fam goodbye for the day, lots more typing at work, dinner with fam and friends, read the kids a bedtime story, think about skating tomorrow, knock out a few more pages in my Frederic Garcia Lorca collection, Instagram, appreciate life, kiss my wife, sleep again. Would you like to see more or less political correctness? I’d like to see more politeness and honesty, and people treating each other kindly. I don’t care much about political correctness unless your disrespecting somebody needlessly. What part of the planet would you like to explore? I’d love to return to New Zealand some day, and I’m always a fan of seeing more of Japan, but being a recent transplant from California to Portland, OR I’m happy exploring my new surroundings. I like knowing the back roads, the good out-of-the-way restaurants, etc. Where do you think the most dangerous place on Earth is? In the path of a sadistic mind. Have you recently been living by any life philosophy? Appreciate. You can no longer speak english, pick a new language. Japanese. What was the last crime you witnessed? Skaters bombing the most popular downhill route in Portland. If you had to align yourself with a leader in history, who would it be? Thomas Jefferson. What moment have you most wished you’d had a camera when you hadn’t? I always wish I had the ability to take pictures with my brain because I see these fleeting moments all the time that I’d like to turn into a photo but I rarely have the timing. Who would you most like to see embarrass themselves? My closest friends. That’s just part of the deal. We love to make fun of each other. Make a prediction for the future. I will start a garden and do more push ups. Your favorite painter? Motherwell, Twombly, Rothko, Chris Johanson, Basquiat. What is your nationality? Dad’s side is English/Irish/Scottish. Mom’s side is mostly Eastern European— Romania, Poland, Lithuania, etc. But both sides are generations deep into the USA. I’m just American. My wife is half Japanese and half Chinese, so my daughters are made up of half the world. What nationality would you like to be alternatively? I’m proud to be an American. Ultimate camera? Leica, probably an M6. Most used camera? Today: iPhone. Then my M8. All-time: M6. Which living person do you most admire? All members of my family. Who is your favorite hero of fiction? The Father in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. Create the name for a virus that will decimate the population. Thoughtless Selfishness. What is the next book you want to read? Now that I’m thinking about it, I might re-read The Road. What is the worst thing to happen to a man? Loss of faith in himself. Who would you never work for, no matter how much they offered to pay? The Grim Reaper. Describe a cheap thrill. Watching my kids sleep, a good kickflip, donuts, sunshine, comfy shoes. Pick a field of science to be an expert within. Psychology. Sometimes I just don’t understand.