November 30, 2019

During some of the most changeable times in my life, the Red-Shouldered Hawk seems to come for a visit.  One of the most memorable times was after my dad passed away.  Only a day after his funeral, I was standing in my childhood room, looking out at the forest like I d...

September 26, 2015


Crows are a part of the same family in which Ravens, Magpies, and Jays reside.  They are considered some of the most intelligent birds on the planet.  They mimic, they have self-recognition when seeing themselves in mirrors, they can even troubleshoot and shape tools...

June 4, 2015

The following writing is shared from the Road Trip Adventure 2007, reflections, writing, and added memories from the journal kept while on a 6-month-long road tripping, backpacking exploratory vision quest.



Late September, 2007 - Glacier National Park, Montan...

May 9, 2015


Like a cluster of bright stars, you see rainbow-glittered bubbles.  These bubbles occur naturally from the ocean that provides life and cycles to our planet.  This photo was taken the day after a squal in northern Oregon: ocean waves still aggressively churned and str...

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