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.

Autumn Birds.

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.

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.

Owl.

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.

Inspiration.

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.