James Sterling Coke
In your service
(of the Spirit)
(for the Oil)
The 'Messianic Seal' - symbol used by the first
generation followers of Yeshua (Jesus).
I periodically wear a sylized version.
With my beautiful bride Linda in Hawaii around our 20th anniversary. (2010)
It takes a lot of air to hit high notes on a double-twist Yemenite
shofar. But pretty fabulous when you are blowing over the
Puget Sound at sunset from the deck of a ferry with a whole
platoon of them! (2010)
On the beach in
It has been my privilege to work alongside some very smart
people. From left Dr. Lam (Vietnam), me, Dr. Hardacre (N.
Ireland), Dr. Xie (China), Dr. Gao (China). This crew
specializes in ionic liquid applications. (2012)
One of the most incredible times of my life. Talking
about the faiths with Ismael outside the Jaffa Gate in old
Jerusalem. At the time he led prayers in the Al Aqsa
Mosque on the Temple Mount. (2003)
Cast of scientific characters from across Asia meeting
on Wando Island, Korea, a world center for seaweed
Chasing down Linda's Norwegian roots in Bolstad. (2004)
Here are a few images important to me. You can learn a lot about a person from his photo album...
The 'monkey bridge' is part of life in the Mekong.
Dr. Langdon, me, and Carmen from the Netherlands
showing the locals how it is done (by westerners). (2011)
Rice and its straw -
a promising biomass.
With Dr. Son and Dr. Cotta at the USDA ARS lab.
I seem to spend more time with scientists than
politicians. That probably says something... (2010)
I will eat anything my hosts eat first - at least
once - even if it is still moving on the plate. (2011)
Some of my commercial heritage must source from the
Netherlands. Feels like home. (2013)
One of our bigger adventures; trekking in the Borneo rain