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The Story Behind this Bear Photo

This grizzly bear (aka Alaska brown bear) whose image I “captured” here was never confined, prodded or restricted in any way for this “shot.” She was in fact going about her business as though I weren’t even there, cashing in on a bountiful salmon run following the incoming tide off the Shelikof Strait. 98 more words


"Swans" Painting Process

Recently my church was having a fundraiser and I volunteered to do a painting to sell at the silent auction.

Our church has a beautiful bronze sculpture fountain of swans sitting at the headquarters in Edmond, Ok. 382 more words


River Life

My recent walks along the waterways have been both rewarding and disappointing.  I treasure nature and love seeing wildlife in its natural habitat.  As summer approaches, I have seen some changes in river life and surrounding foliage.  823 more words

New Stuff I'm Doing Now

I thought We Had Reached An Agreement, Alligator

This teenager was in the exact wrong spot. He took over the entire trail and was facing into the wetlands, not the water.

The only reason it mattered was a couple from out of town were hiking and really had to get down this trail. 149 more words


#30DaysWild - Challenge Accepted!

It seems that I’ve not written much on the blog for a while, mainly because it is a tremendously busy time of year in the garden. 661 more words


They're Back!!

I suppose I have a confession to make: I grow Fennel and Dill for really only one specific purpose—-to host the Black Swallowtail butterflies (smiles). While I have been waiting and waiting for caterpillars to hatch/arrive, the fennel and dill have continued to grow, and grOW, and GROW! 125 more words

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