Today's theme is: Follow the Leader. Everybody's doing it. Ooops, does that phrase make me a follower and not a leader? Naaaah. Here is a group of geese playing the same game. It was fun to watch these guys swim from across the lake and then, one-by-one step onto land in a single filed fashion. … Continue reading Follow the Leader
Let's both paint the night heron that we saw at Lake Katherine a few posts ago! I believe with good instruction and practice anyone can learn to paint. How do you know you can't draw or paint if you've never tried? OK, here we go! First, I have a blown up picture next to my … Continue reading Let’s Paint the Heron!
This photo was taken after a storm last Sunday in Grant Park, IL. Farm land. Nothin' but wide open spaces! Notice the white capped sky, that was the trail end of the storm and oh what a big storm that was too! Tons of lightning and super high winds! The winds made visibility poor and … Continue reading Wide Open Spaces
Look at that! Henry is hanging upside down to feed on a suet cake that is under the roof. Many of you may remember my Starling Bully problem....all starlings, no woodpecker. Shellmo gave me a great idea, she told me to buy this neat-o feeder because the starlings can't hang upside down and won't be … Continue reading Henry Has a Boy!
Look who I found fishing at Lake Katherine!!! It's my first Black Crowned Night Heron. Here is an interesting note: Night herons are just like other herons except they feed at night. I took this picture at 5:30PM, so I guess he was having breakfast! He was very polite and allowed me to watch … Continue reading Black Crowned Night Heron
Nature blog and art website all in one! This page will be updated in a few days and will take over for Christine Kane Art and the Chicago Nature Lady. Feel free to view the fine art pages.