Hawk Waits in the Midst of a Foggy Morning – watercolor sketch

He waits on bended bough. Tilts his head and scans the ground. I am ever so thankful for moments like these. An unexpected surprise in nature, catching me off guard, instantly uplifting my spirits. And this spirit I have is the very thing that connects to the Spirit in nature. When you're open to it, … Continue reading Hawk Waits in the Midst of a Foggy Morning – watercolor sketch


Hike and Sketch at Bullfrog Lake

12-26-10 33°F  cloudy, breeze orange and red trail Hiking today seems like a workout, for I am wearing regular hiking boots and not snow shoes. There are several inches of snow on the ground. I love to hear the "crunch, crunch, crunch" sound with every step. As I hike the red trail which is much … Continue reading Hike and Sketch at Bullfrog Lake

Good Morning Hawk

Hot Dog!! I knew today was going to be a good day when as soon as I stepped out the door, I saw a hawk in my tree. Slowly I reached for my camera to get a good shot but scared him anyway and he took off. Here is a close-up: At this very second … Continue reading Good Morning Hawk

Hen and Chicks Sketch

Hen and Chick SketchDid you ever find yourself at work dreaming about 50 million other things you would rather be doing? Well, that's me Monday through Friday...50 weeks out of the year! When I daydream it's pretty much the same thing....nature and art, nothing much else! So the other day I raced home to sit in … Continue reading Hen and Chicks Sketch

Cooper’s Hawk 1 Mourning Dove 0

Holy Cow! Look what I found out my window: I know this is a Cooper's Hawk and not a Sharp-Shinned Hawk because it was ginormous (like my scientific term?), had a long tail, and that tail was rounded as opposed to a square tipped tail of a sharp-shinned. In this picture you can see his … Continue reading Cooper’s Hawk 1 Mourning Dove 0