"I won't eat those!" says an associate of mine. "They are garbage. Ick!" Others tell me to leave them on the ice for Eagles and Otters. Whatever I do, don't put them back into the lake as they are a course fish...garbage fish, too bony and too small to eat. I study the small fish... Continue Reading →
Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches. Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better...in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average... Continue Reading →
When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I'm on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself. It's truly is out of this world.
Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today.
Moments with my family, my 'fun guys', are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve 'fungi', all the better!
I caught three small Rainbow Trout today while Ice Fishing. As I had them on the cutting board, it occurred to me that I had "Variations of a Theme". I don't think I ever got so close and personal with fish before.
I wait what seems like forever, to have the coyotes’ vital area come into view. It does. I see the area behind the shoulder and pull the trigger. The shot rings out over the clearing. It’s done. It’s down. It lays still.
Dread. Fear. Excitement. Hope...I feel all these things as I lay in bed 5:00am this morning. One week. One more week until the trucks and trailers are loaded to head North for seven days. Yep. I can feel the pressure. I can feel the sweat along my hairline start to creep in. I shed a... Continue Reading →
So much to do, so little time. When I started writing blogs, I had this idea that I would write about everything I did on foraging, hunting, and fishing and all the little details that go along with those activities. Well, it turns out that there is not enough time to write about it all.... Continue Reading →