Category Archives: Outdoor Adventure

Where on Earth?!

With a sweeping gesture that seemed to encompass all the sky that lorded above the reaches of the lagoon, the boatman blurted out “the land where the sky was born!”  Since he was mostly busy with navigating narrow channels of … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Segovia and Madrid, Spain; Brockway, Oregon

I remember, I remember; a heady spring day when the pasture grass climaxed in the balmy air and the stout oaks cast their shadows over rolling hills.  A quiet country road meandered through these hills which my Spanish brother Jose … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Pinnacles of Central California

At a very early hour in the rosy ambience of a half- moon dawn, I found myself alone on an empty highway and watched as the rising sun cast shadows over corrugated hills that had felt those first rays of … Continue reading

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Following the Song of the Seal

An Artistic Field Study of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Purpose of study:  to observe and photograph the rare monk seals in their natural habitat and create art from the study to help promote awareness of this endangered species.   In … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Turkey

Heavy with the harvest season, a full moon bright as a bare light bulb lit up the conical peak jutting up from the vast plain that lay before us.  “Do you really think he landed on that snow capped mountain?” … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Webcams on Wildlife

Published Sept. 8 on Stanford University’s MHAB blog site,  http://mahb.stanford.edu/blog/webcams-on-wildlife/                   Can technology help connect people and artists with the natural beauty of this world, while reducing the footprints we leave?  Artist Terry J. … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Hood River

We had never been here before, and a brushy, steep slope made river access a challenge as we made our way down an old, overgrown logging track seeking trails to the water’s edge.  The river plunged through a deep canyon … Continue reading

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