Gulls in Autumn.

We sat and watched the gulls today in Colorado’s wonderful golden light. It was a great autumn day in my neck of the woods. The gulls were doing some fishing as I was trying to get some good images of a few Buffleheads that have made their way into town. My focus immediately shifted to … Continue reading Gulls in Autumn.

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.

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.