Category Archives: Outdoor Adventure

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

Posted in Oregon Home, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Oregon Home, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Artist Travels, Mexico, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Where on Earth?! Lake Baikal

Flames shot into the air and bright sparks twinkled into the night sky as I tossed another arm load of Siberian larch and pine onto the growing campfire. To my new Russian friends this was more like a bonfire, but … Continue reading

Posted in Artist Travels, Outdoor Adventure, Siberia, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Where on Earth?! Elk River

The power of a river upon us is universal, and a good example of the mighty ones is the Columbia of the Northwest.   The first time I saw the river, stopping at a sandy beach, I eagerly ran to the … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Where on Earth?! Silver Creek

It was that balmy time of summer in a pensive time of my life shortly after my son was born when I got the  call.  “Whatduya say we head into the mountains to the south and seek out some placer … Continue reading

Posted in Oregon Home, Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Where on Earth?! Taku Fiord

Black bears are everywhere.  My faithful lab treed a yearling on our backyard forest land.  Just big enough to be away from his mom, he yelped and bawled as he swayed in the treetop. In a stereotypical event at a … Continue reading

Posted in Outdoor Adventure, Wildlife Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment