When sitting down for an early dinner, I didn't expect to see a bobcat saunter down the creek bed. Click for photos and a video of this amazing sight!
The Wildlife in My Wild Life – Photo Essay
Since I live in Colorado, I'm always on the lookout for wildlife. I've spotted them on hikes, while skiing, or through a car window. Prehistoric porcupines, bear, elk, common deer, bighorn sheep, you name it. But this year, my wild life has gotten wilder. Several otherwise elusive creatures have made appearances in the most unlikely... Continue Reading →
The Moose is Loose!
I have always wanted to shoot a moose... with my camera. They are huge animals which can be aggressive and dangerous. They are also majestic and fearless, qualities I have always admired. A few years ago, I freaked out and fumbled with my phone as a cow and her calf pranced by the liftline in... Continue Reading →
Stalked – 100 Word Flash Fiction
Wheat swaying in the moonlight swished like waves in an iridescent sea. She cut a path through the field, propelled by hunger and the seductive aroma of dinner. Clouds that had flitted across the sky now obliterated the only light source and she found herself concentrating on her footing. A twig snapped and she slowed... Continue Reading →
Not in My Neighborhood!
The prairie dogs debate.
In Case You Missed It! Photo and Video Essay
I remember piling into the family car and driving to the Henry Vilas Zoo to watch the fireworks. People from all over Madison would search the park grounds for a patch of grass with an unobstructed view free of tree branches. As it became dark, we would anticipate the boom of a blank which would... Continue Reading →
He awoke with a start from a deep sleep. Blinking his eyes, he looked around the cramped chamber to regain his bearings. The early morning light cast shadows across the dirt floor and a damp earthy smell filled his nose. He stretched out to revive his somewhat paralyzed body caused from slumbering so long. As he... Continue Reading →
The Night that Shattered
“I will see you tomorrow.” Samantha said to her roommate Jack as she grabbed her loaded green frame pack. She bounced towards the door of the small apartment and pulled her blonde ponytail through the back of her pale blue ball cap. “Have fun and remember safety first,” Jack replied in his good natured way,... Continue Reading →