Friends.

Is it just me, or do all Mallards seem to be friends? They hang out together, fly together, live together, swim in the same lake and there is always constant chatter. I have been watching the Mallards lately and just love their temperament, colors, and what seems like a love for life. My son calls … Continue reading Friends.

Mallards.

My son and I spent an early morning with the Mallards. It was cold, but the lighting was great. There was an older gentleman nearby fishing and I asked him if we were scaring away his fish, and his response was, “The fish are not even up yet.” It made me laugh, but I realized … Continue reading Mallards.

October…

Probably one of my favorite months. October is home to pumpkins, cool weather, falling leaves, changing hues, warm lighting and did I mention cooler weather. I’ll take October and all it’s charm any day of the week. I’m glad we’ve got 31 of them to enjoy. Continue reading October…

Early Autumn.

Back in my college teaching days, I would always share the Langston Hughes short story, Early Autumn with my students. He describes a wonderful setting of autumn and every time this season comes around it reminds me of how marvelous the season of autumn really is. I think it also reminds me of how I … Continue reading Early Autumn.

Late Summer.

As we approach the end of summer, I enjoy the cooler mornings and evenings, the golden light and the birds. We made a short trip to the foothills in pursuit of some wild turkeys. My son and I have had on our radar these ugly yet wonderful looking birds. Luck must have been on our … Continue reading Late Summer.