Pickney Island NWR

One thing that will kill a blog faster than anything is irregular posts

My last blog post was more than a month ago. It wasn't even a new post. I updated an old post and re-posted it. My apologies for the irregular posts. No excuses. I'm back, and I hope you will stick with me. Thanks. Regularity The thing that will kill a blog faster than anything is … Continue reading One thing that will kill a blog faster than anything is irregular posts

Bluebird fledglings

Bluebird Teaches a Lesson on Life Outside the Box

When we moved into our house last August there was already a Bluebird nesting box in the backyard. As spring approached, we bought some bird feeders, some birdseed and dried meal worms, and enjoyed watching as a variety of birds visited our yard. We enjoyed visits from thrushes, finches, sparrows, woodpeckers, wrens, cardinals, blackbirds, robins, … Continue reading Bluebird Teaches a Lesson on Life Outside the Box

Yellow Squash - after

Daily Practice with Yellow Squash

Who takes a trip to the gulf coast and makes images of yellow squash at a farmer's market? I do! And why would I do that? Practice. Daily Practice Something I have always tried to do is practice my art everyday. Some days it means going out and shooting images. On other days it is … Continue reading Daily Practice with Yellow Squash

Pearl Harbor: He was just going to collect some money when…

Last Memorial Day (2016) I had the great pleasure and honor to meet Delton E. Walling, a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Marcie and I had attended a ceremony to honor Stockton service members who had made the ultimate sacrifice and were able to spend a few minutes with Mr. Walling afterward. He … Continue reading Pearl Harbor: He was just going to collect some money when…

Foster dog

When your day begins with talking about foster pets

Foster pets is a thing? We arrived at the park around 8:30 a.m. ready to dispatch walkers to canvas the neighborhood for Paul Canepa. Waiting for us was this cute dog. She was skittish and wouldn't let anyone get too close, though she was very friendly and would follow anyone as they arrived, especially kids. … Continue reading When your day begins with talking about foster pets