Category: photography

Chasing Chickens

Chasing Chickens

I assisted my father as a chicken farmer up until I graduated from college, I started at the 4 or 5 helping out, raising chickens from egg and down to helping to prep them as food. I learned at an early age to understand and appreciate the food we grew and raised, raising them with care and admiration.

My favorite thing was visiting the hens early in the morning and after they laid their eggs, I loved their relaxed chatter. To this day that sound still makes me smile and is a comfort to hear. If only I could share an audio file.

Picture here was taken by me at age 16, my first family of two kinds of chicken I helped to hatch and hand raise.

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It’s good to remember where we come from, and how we’ve grown up  I can also see that photography has grown to be a passion of mine, to share imagery and stories.

 

Red Foxes of San Juan Island – Part 2

Red Foxes of San Juan Island – Part 2

Over this long weekend, new observations were made of the American Red Foxes I’ve been following over on San Juan Island.
 
1. They use multiple dens which were former Cottontail dens, enlarged for their use, and with a “porch” built for shading from the elements.
2. Bella is in fact the same as Mrs. Salty, due to the confirmation of the first point above. She has lost an incredible amounts of weight, due to feeding 7 kits! They are now mostly weened off of milk, some eating more solids then others. The smaller of the two runts (there are two), I’ve named it Smudge, still looks for milk with her, and the two have a closer special bond. I’ve witnessed her scavenging a piece of apple that some tourist dumped (illegally feeding) by the look out point, she brought it back to Smudge to gnaw on, which he/she has yet to figure out biting off a piece of the apple.

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Last Moments with Lady

Last Moments with Lady

An adorable schnauzer with a gentle soul, Lady, needed to go beyond the rainbow bridge in the coming week or two. Her momma wanted to celebrate the life of L, her best friend and fur baby, to reinforce their memorable friendship and love. Lady crossed the rainbow bridge peacefully in her BFF’s arms two weeks later… here are the loving moments they shared with me on a beautiful late afternoon. Continue reading “Last Moments with Lady”

Porteau Cove – My special place

Porteau Cove – My special place

Porteau Cove love. I’ve spent countless hours here photographing the dusk and night skies… it’s stolen a piece of my wild heart.
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The ‘POW’ and KungFu Girl

The ‘POW’ and KungFu Girl

@benbolliger your gift made me laugh and smile. The ‘POW’ and KungFu Girl wine, and a beloved flower of mine… Amazing. You are one of the most thoughtful people I’ve had the privilege to know, you inspire me. Thank you so much!! So glad to have you as a collaborator with @servicedesignca @innov8collective and as a friend. xo

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Gullfoss | Day 2 Golden Circle

Gullfoss | Day 2 Golden Circle

Gullfoss | Day 2 Golden Circle, Iceland

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Þingvallavegur #36 | Day 2 of 11, Iceland.

Þingvallavegur #36 | Day 2 of 11, Iceland.

Þingvallavegur #36 | Day 2 of 11, Iceland.

If you’re a fan of road tripping on open roads and vast landscapes, Iceland is one amazing country to travel through. Space to think, to absorb nature in all its beauty and harshness. This #solotraveller trip was one of the most spectacular and soul shifting.
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