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Dorset Maverick Trail Race

I was looking forward to this one and it did not disappoint. A very enjoyable 14-mile run round beautiful Purbeck in Dorset, mostly offroad, and with enough hills and single-track to keep it interesting. 584 more words


The Trouble With Masking Fluid

Today’s watercolor, a chickadee and milkweed, turned into an accidental mixed media. The problem started when I lost interest in the painting after masking it out. 405 more words


the joy exposed through presence

We’ve been for a walk this morning. Through woodland, around lakes, past meadows.

Nature is glorious.

A little red backed beetle scuttling across the path in front of us, speeding on his way at a pace seemingly unfit for stoney terrain and his diminutive proportion. 186 more words

Ready for Takeoff - Cardinal Bird Painting

Painted in a colorful impressionistic style, this original cardinal bird painting contains different hues of red and pink, against an emerald green backdrop, with hints of the blue sky above.  19 more words


Stellar's Jay

Hidden in a lichen covered tree this Stellar’s Jay gives me that all to familiar over the shoulder glance saying I am on to you buddy.


While visiting Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve, Virginia, I saw this Yellowlegs in a tidal marsh and captured this image.

 Image captured with a Nikon D7200 camera, Sigma 150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens, focal length 550 mm, ISO 800, 1/1250 at f/6.3. 8 more words



I had a .9mm, silvery metallic and heavy, with which I planned to shoot a plump game bird although I had feelings of guilt about doing it.   563 more words