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Tag Archives: animals and nature
It all started earlier this summer when I saw an unfamiliar grey bird under the bird feeder in my next door neighbors’ front yard. Now, I have been living in this house for 27 years this week, and have been … Continue reading
This start of the Interesting Fourth of July Project has been put off one day due to poor organization in the studio. And also I got to go out and drink coffee and photograph to different kinds of dragonflies in … Continue reading
Let’s get back to doing the Sunday internet image thing with a big image of a big guy: the Columbian Mammoth. This painting (?) by Carl Buell really gives you a feeling of what it would be like to walk … Continue reading
Antelopia is my ongoing series of portrait images of taxidermy antelopes. They represent a lot of things to me: formality, and Western civilization, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the relationship of art to nature. But mostly they are … Continue reading
It’s too cold for wading here in already-wintry Indiana. I don’t really want to write about the news any more, and while work is finally starting to go a little better, I don’t have anything ready to share. But I … Continue reading
“Before you reach enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After you reach enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.” I rake the leaves in the front yard And watch the neighborhood hawk glide hunting from tree to tree. She is chopping wood and … Continue reading
I’m building a character called Thoreau. Or Darwin or Hawthorn or Melville, or whatever the wonderful Galapagos tortoise at the little zoo in the Park with the Stone Bridge in downtown Kekionga is going to end up being called. I’m … Continue reading
You saw one of his feet yesterday, and here is the rest of him. This is Emerson. Emerson is a Galapagos tortoise, and he lives in a big sunny pen inside the glass house conservatory at the Toledo Zoo. (He … Continue reading
Hint: it’s not a dinosaur. Well, not quite.
Quetzalcoatlus northropi with oscillating stand fans.