Painting Nature on Nature

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…

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Moose, grouse and snow?

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…

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The Common Garter Snake

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…

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