Monday, May 25, 2015


Archie and Gordie.
Violette and my nieces.
Gordie and Erik.

Monday, April 27, 2015

end of April

Archie and Pony.
Violette. No, I don't worry.
Violette again. she always wears her christmas pajamas.
Gordon, rinsing off soap.
Isabella and Violette, at prom, smiling for someone else's camera.
great reading.
Max and Phillip at Isabella's prom.

Mitchell with two of sisters.
Isabella with a couple of Trampled by Turtles/Dead Man Winter gents.
the cat, Grandma.
i needed a photo for an article asap, so Gordie very expertly shot this of me.
he can also climb door frames.
Erik with Dead Man Winter at the brewery. 
the ramps are up.
Violette and Archie, sometime friends and sometime enemies.
we're blurry. Rachael Hanel and me at the Minnesota Book Awards. i didn't win. ha. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

early April

Hoover the Mallard and Archie.
Violette and Isabella with Hoover and Knut.
Isabella and Max, a month away from graduation.
some of this has been happening. heart full.
Gordie turned 5. 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Big Island State Park, Albert Lea, MN

I got a grant, compliments of the Legacy Amendment for 2015, to travel and stay and write about a number of Minnesota's state parks. This is the first photo dump of that endeavor, from Big Island, March 14-15. 

Albert Lea Lake. 

some kind of terrestrial snail.
some kind of overwintered mushroom, looks a bit chantrelle-ish.
Downy Woodpecker.

deer vertebre and skull. 

esker walk.