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.

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.

Bird Favorites.

I was going through some old images of bird images I have taken and I decided to put together some of my favorites. Some of these pictures have some pretty cool stories behind them for me. For instance the eagle pictures were taken as I was hanging out at the lake with my son when … Continue reading Bird Favorites.

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.

Solo.

I ventured out by myself yesterday evening to go on a nature walk and make some images. I really like the late summer lighting as it makes for wonderful imagery. It’s warm and has a hint of autumn in it. I really enjoy walking around with a camera and documenting. Whether it be in nature … Continue reading Solo.