Seeing in a Different Way

Twice today I’ve seen a Belted Kingfisher at my dock. Twice today I’ve grabbed my Olympus OMD EM1 Mark II with 300mm f/4 Pro lens to try to sneak up on him and get his picture. Twice today, said Kingfisher saw me coming from a long way away and flew off. So I get to…

Cedar Waxwings

One of my more favorite birds is the Cedar Waxwing. Usually only hearing their zee-zee-zee high in the treetops, they tend to visit my garden only in early spring. This fall though I’ve heard a small group visit the garden now and again. These masked bandits keep their eyes on me when I’m outside and…

In the Rains

The disaster in Texas this past week quickly reminds us of the power of water and how devastating Mother Nature can be when we least expect it. With all the attempts with preparation, there are times that we can be caught unaware. It’s a time when people pull together and help each other out, working…

Scenic Nature Cruise from Bar Harbor

A true adventurer follows their own path, and in doing so they manage to leave the masses and discover the natural and serene scenes not often seen. My visit to Mount Desert Island in Maine was intentionally designed to avoid the tourist traps and crowds and enjoy the island as a local. That’s not to…

And So Goes the Old

The past two weeks has been a crazy whirlwind, and not in a good way. For those that have been following me for a while, you know that my home away from home, my serenity and peaceful haven ~ also known at Equilibrium Horse Center has been given an eviction notice. They only gave us…