• Out with the Lion in with the Lamb

    March 6, 2015 The snow on the prairie is coated with a thick layer of ice making nature photography near impossible. When each step pierces the silence with a sound like shattering glass, my chances of sneaking up on wildlife are greatly diminished. Add that to fumbling frozen fingers and slippery slopes trails, and you… Continue Reading

  • Whispers

    February 21, 2015 In the midst of winter, there is an absence of contrast which assaults my senses. I miss vibrant splashes of color when all I see are shades of white, brown, and black. I miss the chatter of birdsong in the echoing stillness. I miss the smell of green in the frigid air.… Continue Reading

  • A Trip

    February 6, 2015 Where am I? Mars? Nope. Guess again. Lake Michigan? Nope. How about now? The prairie? Yes!! Waves of white blanketed the prairie after a particularly windy storm. I like February in Michigan. Why? Because it is short, and spring is right around the corner. I read an article in the paper about… Continue Reading

  • All Cooped Up

    January 22, 2015 Here in Michigan, we’ve reached the peak of winter. I’ve enjoyed the frosty scenery, prepared countless cups of hot cocoa, and watched my family multiply. It’s been a lovely winter. And now as we reach the peak, like a car on a roller coaster waiting to drop, I want to scream, let me… Continue Reading