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HERE IN NORTHWESTERN LOWER MICHIGAN???

HERE IN NORTHWESTERN LOWER MICHIGAN???

I got the first Audubon email alert late Monday afternoon that they were at Logan's Landing, but I wasn't able to leave at that time....

BLOOMS AND BLOSSOMS

BLOOMS AND BLOSSOMS

I stepped outside Saturday to get the mail and immediately noticed something different. There was green all around! The trees had leaves!...

 
 
 
ON THEIR WAY

ON THEIR WAY

The spring migration of birds is in full swing. My local Audubon bird alert has been hopping with news of what birds are passing through...

SPRING BLOOMS POPPING

SPRING BLOOMS POPPING

The sunny skies over the weekend beckoned me to the Great Outdoors. Daffodils and hyacinths were in full bloom, along with a few early...

 
 
 
ONE GORGEOUS VISITOR

ONE GORGEOUS VISITOR

Last week, on one of those mornings when we woke to a dusting of snow, I had a visitor that both delighted and surprised me. This beautiful...

POND LOVERS

POND LOVERS

The farm country I visit has a lot of ponds. They're now unfrozen and have become habitat for many critters. I decided to visit several...

 
 
 
REMEMBERING SATURDAY

REMEMBERING SATURDAY

You remember Saturday, don't you? Sunny. Fifties nearing sixty. I'd been watching the weather forecast and saw there was cold, rain,...

ANOTHER ESCAPE INTO NATURE

ANOTHER ESCAPE INTO NATURE

It was time to take another break from the pandemic crisis and escape into the natural world. One of the places where I drive is a...

 
 
 
AND THE SUN SHINES! HALLELUJAH!

AND THE SUN SHINES! HALLELUJAH!

It's been just what we've needed: three days of sunshine along with warming temperatures. Amidst the fears and sadness surrounding...

COPING THROUGH FRESH AIR

COPING THROUGH FRESH AIR

The evening news was just about to come on, and I knew I couldn't take another newscast devoted to the Coronavirus. Don't get me wrong....

 
 
 
BIRDSONG IN THE AIR

BIRDSONG IN THE AIR

I stepped out the door one morning this week and heard the welcome music of a favorite bird returning from its winter migratory spot. A...

END OF THE DAY BONUS

END OF THE DAY BONUS

I was out driving around with another photographer, showing her the farmland area where I often see critters, birds, and waterfowl....

 
 
 
Gray Skies.Blue Skies.Gray Skies

GRAY SKIES.BLUE SKIES.GRAY SKIES

Oh, the march to spring is SO slow and unpredictable. One day the weather is spring-like, teasing us with temperatures in the high...

MY LUCKY DAY

MY LUCKY DAY

I headed out, hoping to find some critters to photograph for my next blog. I went first to the ballpark to search for a Snowy Owl,...

 
 
 
GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

This past weekend, I participated in the worldwide Great Backyard Bird Count. Here in Grand Traverse County, there were 63 species...

MITCHELL CREEK WATERSHED

MITCHELL CREEK WATERSHED

Mitchell Creek is a tributary that originates in East Bay Township adjacent to the Boardman River. It is joined by numerous small tributaries...

 
 
 
IN SEARCH OF SOMETHING DIFFERENT

IN SEARCH OF SOMETHING DIFFERENT

I headed over to Logan's Landing and Medalie Park because my Audubon alerts had reported some unique waterfowl there. Because of the...

THE SEASON OF WHINING

THE SEASON OF WHINING

I've heard a lot of it lately: I wouldn't mind winter so much if it would snow instead of this rainy stuff we've been having. And:...

 
 
 
CLINCH PARK: FROZEN AND SNOWY

CLINCH PARK: FROZEN AND SNOWY

A visit to Clinch Park in the winter is quite a contrast to visiting in other seasons. When I stopped by the park earlier this week,...

WINTER'S SNOWY BEAUTY FINALLY ARRIVES

WINTER'S SNOWY BEAUTY FINALLY ARRIVES

The snow has finally arrived and stuck around long enough to get out and take some wintery snowscapes.

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Blue Bird, Bird Painting, Textural Collage, Bird Art , Mixed Media, “BLUE BIRD

Blue Bird, Bird Painting, Textural Collage, Bird Art , Mixed Media, “BLUE BIRD

Mixed Media Collage on Canvas. Using Acrylic Painted Paper and Handmade Paper to design cheerful, textural collage. Comes with natural wood easel- ideal for windowsill or... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “What News?” by Texas...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “What News?” by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

10"x8"x1/2" Mixed Media on Watercolor Paper on Panel/Framed Read more ...

Photographer Captures Star Exploding in Before-and-After Photos

Photographer Captures Star Exploding in Before-and-After Photos

Back in February, photographer Jason Guenzel began photographing a particular galaxy in the sky on moonless nights. Then in early May, he captured something unexpected and... Read more ...

Bee Duck Restaurant / Hao Design

Bee Duck Restaurant / Hao Design

Kaohsiung, Taiwan Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Hey!Cheese Photographs: Courtesy of HAO Design Area: 200.0 m2 Read more ...

Pentax Officially Unveils Long-Awaited FA* 85mm f/1.4 Lens for the K-Mount

Pentax Officially Unveils Long-Awaited FA* 85mm f/1.4 Lens for the K-Mount

After first showing off the lens over a year ago , and sharing a few more teasers during a livestream two weeks ago, Ricoh has officially unveiled the HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm... Read more ...

Boar Shoat House / Imbue Design

Boar Shoat House / Imbue Design

Paris, Idaho, United States Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Imbue Design Area: 197.0 m2 Read more ...

Metals and Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract, "Solar Flare" © Carol Nelson...

Metals and Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract, "Solar Flare" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

9"x14" Mixed Media on Panel/Available $450 Read more ...

Still Life Floral Painting, Flower Art "Yellow Iris" by Colorado Artist...

Still Life Floral Painting, Flower Art "Yellow Iris" by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

8"x6" Oil on Canvas Panel/Available $50 Read more ...

Powertex, Mixed Media Abstract Art, Textured Art, Contemporary Painting “THE...

Powertex, Mixed Media Abstract Art, Textured Art, Contemporary Painting “THE A WALL BELOW THE GROUND” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

FRESH OFF THE EASEL Having grown up in Kentucky I was exposed frequently to caves. Mammoth Cave was one of my favorites. This mixed media piece shows the color and textures... Read more ...

Bin Art

Bin Art

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