Category Archives: Outdoor Adventure

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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Where on Earth?! Eagle Cap Wilderness

Looming up ahead of the trail like a giant puff of cotton candy was a rounded pink boulder, a boulder that was an entire mountain of the pinkest hue imaginable for a solitary peak.  Last in line in a wall … Continue reading

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What on Earth?! Shipwreck

While rounding up stragglers, the senior leader’s booming voice echoed and resonated against the sandstone bluffs that emerged like islands in the ether.  “We’ve stayed packed together this time, and we’ll continue the entire journey this way, no branching off … Continue reading

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Where on Earth?! Palenque

First there were two of them, and then three and then five, maybe six, all in the same posture, hunching forward and snapping their whips in unison.  The short, stocky men in matching sombreros looked almost comical as they marched … Continue reading

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