• Chilcotin Ark
  • The Story Behind the Image

    One day while exploring the Chilcotin grasslands, I came across this lone cabin set amidst the most incredible scent of wild sagebrush. At first I thought it must have been a cowboy’s trail cabin, but no, it was a shepherds cabin. This shepherd travelled dozens of miles up and down the Fraser River canyon lands, […]

  • Chilcotin Ark
  • The Story Behind the Image

    When I was photographing for my book Spirit in the Grass, my biggest challenge was to capture book quality bird images. The grasslands are vast. I remember hiking for miles and hardly being able to see a big horn sheep! They looked so small. Seeing and then getting close enough to photograph tiny birds was […]

  • Cariboo
  • Mountain bluebirds arrive!

    Mountain bluebirds arrived here on our property on Easter Sunday. What a gift! I quickly went out and cleaned all my bluebird boxes so they would have a clean home to build in. They don’t like old nests (parasites I understand)…can’t say I blame them. Watch them closely while they feed; they watch for insects […]

  • Cariboo
  • Visual Language

    “We can write the new chapters in a visual language whose prose and poetry will need no translation”.  – Ernst Haas It’s spring clean up; time to rake up all that is dead from last year, in preparation for new growth, new forms of beauty. But wait a minute; what about the old forms of […]

  • Cariboo
  • Meadowlarks arrive – early!

    ‘A Sense of Wonder’ – my thought for the day Yesterday when I was out for a forest walk with my dog Duggan, two snowshoe hares jumped out from under my feet; scared the hell out of both of us! Today we were walking near the 105 Mile barn when I heard that quintessential sound […]