THERE’S ONE! Ugh! You are a beautiful color phase Black Bear, but I have to pass you up. It’s Saturday, it’s hot outside and I cannot process you without spoiling before I get back home tomorrow. OH WAIT! THERE’S ANOTHER ONE! Wow! You are a gorgeous color phase Black Bear, all brown and blonde. Wait…are... Continue Reading →
I'm not a complete wimp...I did have my eyes open the majority of the trip. I'm being dramatic. It is a freaky thing to know that you could plummet to your death multiple times on a voyage.
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 →
Lost and Found If I felt alone before, I was really alone now. Curled up in a ball on the lake shore of Eulatzella Lake, I wept for myself. I wanted to get so close to that fire; see the flames and feel the heat. I wanted to feel alive as I felt so... Continue Reading →
The Common House Sparrow: Passer domesticus To read more on the common house Sparrow, follow this link: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/House_Sparrow/lifehistory Even though they are not a native species to Canada, I don't mind them being in my back yard. I don't mind their singing and I'm just happy they are not crows. Also, they have been ridding... Continue Reading →
A Feather makes for a beautiful canvas. When I'm out foraging, hiking, or hunting, I keep my eye out for feathers too. There are so many gifts of nature: food, medicine, backdrops for artwork... I just recently started to paint on feathers. It's an interesting material to work with as you can imagine. The barbs... Continue Reading →
My hubby and I went out last Saturday for a spring bear hunt. We quite enjoy bear meat. I felt it was a little too early to be chasing bears around in the bush, but I wanted to spend a day with my man and be out in nature. If anything, I would at least... Continue Reading →
Snakes. Another sign spring is here. Forget Robins. I have seen Robins here in early March when days were warming and snow was melting, just to be slammed with another 2 weeks of winter. The poor things freeze and starve. Still, Robins are normally a sign of spring and so are Garter snakes. If you... Continue Reading →