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.
We sat and watched some Meadowlarks this morning as they were searching for food. Very cool looking birds. We were also visited by a Magpie that came and sat nicely in front of a yellow cottonwood tree. The weather has been very cool. 30’s and 40’s, with a drizzle. It was fun getting outdoors in … Continue reading Autumn Birds.
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.
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.
It was a great way to end the month of August with an owl sighting. We ventured out on a nature walk and followed some strange sounds coming from a trail. As we entered the middle of our trail we were walking, we decided to stop and listen for it again. I happened to turn … Continue reading Owl.
Sometimes, my family and I love to stare out our back windows and watch nature go by. It is better than television. Little woodland creatures are fun to watch as they explore the yard and look for food and hop from tree to tree. Today we watched for awhile and then I decided to grab … Continue reading Backyard Visitors.
Headed out to a trail this morning to seek some inspiration. Not just in an artistic way, but for life in general. My son and I have been creating watercolor paintings and trees are our favorite thing to paint. I wanted to photograph a lot of trees and scenes to bring home some inspiration for … Continue reading Inspiration.