Category: animals

Salmon, 1978

This is a photo of me at Paschal Sherman Indian School, helping prepare salmon for the Sunflower Festival. My memory is hazy and I don’t remember anything about the before & after of this...

The snake in the tree

I was eager to take my walk today around 3pm. It’s cloudy today and cool. Will be even cooler tomorrow and we might be inside most of the day. We plan to clean sawdust...

Bird seed buffet

In the morning, before I left the bedroom, Sam called up from downstairs. This is unusual, but there was a sight to see. Our bird feeder is squirrel-proof, but not bear-proof (been knocked over...

The bluebird of happiness

I am happy to say we saw this bluebird on our bird feeder today AND then checking out the vacant bluebird house in the side yard. There are bluebirds nesting near us, through the...

Late snow

I woke up to a fresh snowfall. I am one who loves snow at any time. This time of year, I’m always thinking this might be the last snow for awhile. Junco at the...

March going

I heard gobbling before dawn. I continued to hear it on and off until I got up. Went downstairs and told my partner I heard gobbling, asked him if he was gobbling (joke). Then...

Vulnerable

I walked in the rain yesterday. Just a little rain, but enough to get a bit wet. The ocean was lapping at the shore, with high tide and wind-driven waves. I was having a...