Tag Archives: Animals


When Safety Trumps Desire

Remember how excited I was to go backpacking in Olympic National Park?

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Highway One

I’ve driven a lot of roads in the U.S., and one of the very best is Highway One on the California coast.

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New Orleans

Before we get to my weekend in New Orleans, some more good news: I just won a New York Institute of Photography travel photography course! Woohoo! Which is exactly what I shouted when I saw my name on the website. I didn’t at all expect to win since there were so many entries, but there you are. The unexpected certainly does happen.

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I’m back from Grandma’s funeral, which was beautiful. All the kind wishes, shared stories, and outpouring of love showed just what an impact she had not only on her family, but on the community.

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As If I Needed To Prove My Motto

It’s been a rough week.

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The Happiest Dog Around

This week’s 365 project theme of “dark” isn’t going as well as I’d hoped, due to a whole lot of snow (white) and cloudy nights with no stars.

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The Grandest of Canyons

I’ve been putting off writing this post, because what can you possibly say about the Grand Canyon (AZ) that hasn’t already been said?

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Winding Down from Zoomania

This will be my last San Diego Zoo post for a while, I promise. I don’t even like zoos – they make me sad, with all the captives on display for the humans – but this zoo in particular is a photographer’s dream. I posted here about animal cuteness, animal texture, and this time it’s mostly flora, with flamingos thrown in for good measure. Because, […]

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Two Ways of Looking at a Rhino

(With apologies to Wallace Stevens.)

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San Diego Zoo: Extreme Cuteness Edition

Koalas are ridiculously cute, but they’re also frustratingly shy. Don’t they know their one job is to entertain the humans, especially those of us with cameras who are just dying to photograph their fuzzy little faces?

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