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A Chance Encounter - All Remained Intact

August 20, 2017 - This critter and I saw each other at about the same time. I said: "Oh!" It said: "Shake that rattle". Or similar. I was...
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Scenic View from My Office

June 28, 2017 - I have to admit, it's a fine thing to be working at home now. I closed up my office in Oakhurst back in March and it's m...
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Lest You Think I Abandoned an Entire Lifeform

February 06, 2016 - Of course I still love fungi! And the weather has been must friendlier, AKA wetter, this year, meaning I've been finding...
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The Season is Changing (as it is wont to do)

September 09, 2015 - I got the first hints this last weekend that autumn is coming around again. My Saturday walk had me feeling a certain cr...
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The Cow Baby Stage Is Kind of Cute, I Admit

July 13, 2015 - The calves really do mommy-up and the moms are mostly attentive. Having said that, this mom gave herself a dust bath whi...
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Not Rules, Certainly Not

July 06, 2015 - When I go on my photo walks, I have a few guidelines that I mostly adhere to - they seem to help the creative result. 1...
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The Gate Bull

July 04, 2015 - This bull, for whatever reason, seems to like hanging out at what we call the Silver Gate between our place and a neighb...
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Cattle Series - Another

June 08, 2015 - I am finding it oddly pleasing that now that I have declared a series, I can stop being embarrassed that I'm taking pict...
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Turkey Vulture

June 02, 2015 - I never did get out for a walk this weekend, spending my time either in the kitchen (yum) or the garden (weeds begone)....
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Images from My Walk on Saturday

May 27, 2015 - Now that I've "started" a cattle series, of course I saw no cows on my walk. Heard them bellowing elsewhere. But all was...
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I Decided I Had Enough Things for a Series

May 24, 2015 - Therefore, I created a new gallery, located here. I am ambivalent in my feelings about cows. Overall, I don't like th...
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It Was Spider Day Yesterday

April 20, 2015 - My walk yesterday took me through an area on a neighbor's place where there were a remarkable number of invasive bull th...
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Voila, a Viola

April 13, 2015 - I do love a yellow flower. .
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Lupine Preparing to Bloom

February 22, 2015 - I found a few large Bush Lupines near the river in bloom yesterday. I guess it's a bit early in the year but then the we...
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I Know There Are Others Who Appreciate Slime Molds Too

February 17, 2015 - My big expedition this weekend took me up the Martha Washington Creek streambed, which gratifyingly was not completely d...
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Whiplash Time?

February 12, 2015 - Mid-February, a little more rain, some warmish sunshiny days means both fungi AND wildflowers to look at. Which way shou...
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Difficult Month, but: Fungi

December 31, 2014 - I have been greatly distracted this month by my father's serious illness and doing what I can to help Mom. I'll leave th...
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In the Interim, I Became a Grandmother

December 03, 2014 - Yes, of course I've visited and taken any number of pictures of the most excellent grand-offspring, my granddaughter. Bu...
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Going for Photo Walks is Good Therapy

September 10, 2014 - Which should come as no surprise. With the drought bearing down hard, and a veritable boatload of work to do at my payin...
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Serendipity Again

July 23, 2014 - On Sunday, I never did get out for a walk, but still felt like getting out the camera. I decided to see what I could do...
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Exceptionally Excellent Spring for Wild Things

April 21, 2014 - I admit I was worried that the drought would mean no wildflowers and no other great nature-y things. Although we have go...
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If You Have to, Go for the Tiny.

March 03, 2014 - As must be ridiculously obvious by now, one of my great loves is abandoning my chores, er, going out for a walk on the w...
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Why Yes I Am Obsessed

February 20, 2014 - We got an entire 0.04 inches of rain last week. Sad but it still meant that I had just enough inspiration to go out wild...
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Well We Got A Little Rain

February 11, 2014 - It was only a little over an inch spaced over a few days, but it was just enough to tell a few of my favorite life forms...
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