Category Archives: Photography

Good Grebe!

I’ve been watching a pair of Red-necked Grebes on a local lake since early this spring.   They mated and built a nest in May, but the nest must have failed, because no little grebes ever showed up.  They hung … Continue reading

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Hidden in Plain Sight

We’ve been hiking down Bear Trap Canyon for a couple of hours now, and I’m more than ready for lunch.  I stop by a big log, turn to Bill and suggest that this would be a good stopping place. “Well, … Continue reading

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Between a Critter and the Hard, Hard Ground

Cowboys are pretty much always caught between two bad choices, don’t you think?  

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The Wolf

We’re idling in a line of cars on the road to Norris Hot Springs in Yellowstone.  Five cars ahead I see a white van stopped in the middle of the road. A car is stopped in the other lane as … Continue reading

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Evening in Canyonlands

Canyonlands National Park,  May 2014  “Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. — Mary Oliver    

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Hidden Yellowstone: What Else Have I Been Missing?

Waaaaay off in the distance – at least a mile away – we could see a brown dot moving around a meadow.     There was no one around with a good scope, so we had to depend on our binoculars to … Continue reading

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One Good Thing About December….

I seem to have more than my share of Bah Humbug genes, so December is not one of my favorite months. Really, all this dark and cold? Bah. Humbug. But I am rather fond of making lists, and the end … Continue reading

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