Just a few days into my Seattle relocation, the friends who generously housed us, pointed to some ruckus in a tree. Since ruckus in a tree often signals animal activity, I grabbed my camera and crept into the shade of … Read the rest
It’s like waiting for a geyser to erupt … or an eclipse. There’s a start time to this endeavor. At 6:45p, we’re told, a North American beaver or two (or more) will swim into this stew of lily pads and … Read the rest
I decided, when I started this blog, that I would limit the content to things I’d personally photographed or experienced. For the most part, I do that, digressing only occasionally. I made that choice because on any given day, I … Read the rest
In commemoration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday:
… Read the rest“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared
You see signs of wild horses before you ever see horses …
And, along the way, these signs …
From the point where I turned off the highway north … Read the rest
Not in the Shakespearean sense . . .
Squirrels don’t win popularity contests with gardeners and bird feeders. Tree squirrels, agile and clever, have been known to outsmart even the toughest mazes designed to thwart them. In fact, if you never saw the 1990s British documentary Daylight Robbery… Read the rest
Hugh and I were doing our initial survey of an old pioneer cemetery in the East Bay, when we saw these unexpected travelers in the haze. I grabbed a few frames as a doe and her two fawns ditched around … Read the rest
Note: This post somehow fell under the “private” designation, and when I re-published it to “public,” my email app sent out a notice. This post is from 2009.
A fellow volunteer at the wildlife hospital was caring for three orphaned … Read the rest