Alone and happy in the peaceful quiet of a still Wyoming night, snow just finishing up it’s soft caress, leaving the night muffled and luminous. Walking out into the cold, I feel a shiver of unease, enough to make me look over my shoulder into the surrounding blackness. It is the distinctive and unsettling spike […]Read more "Night Visitor"
I love the Devil’s Tower Lodge!Read more "Devil’s Tower, WY"
I do not think this is a very sneaky hiding spot.Read more "Mr Porcupine,"
Enjoying the scenic overlook.Read more "Sheep"
The ‘White Hills’. So quiet out in the snow. I hiked around and took so many photos.Read more "The Badlands"
A chimp, actually, named Lucy I heard about on one of my favorite podcasts of This American Life called ‘Parent Trap‘. She was raised a as human and even learned how to use sign language to communicate. I am most amazed that she actually formed original ideas of her own and shared them through signing- […]Read more "Monkeys and Mummies"
Thank you for all of the fun at your beautiful house, Cousin Michelle! I loved painting with Clare and Charlie in their bedrooms.Read more "Sioux Falls, SD"
All those crops, all the flat, wide snow. These structures keep emerging out of the horizon- at first I thought they were dairies, but there is a marked absence of cows… Grain elevators? Storage silos? Feed mill? Ethanol plants?Read more "Southern Minnesota"
Fumbling around with crochet.Read more "Before the trip: Laptop Sleeve"
My big road trip to, and from, the National Art Educators Conference in Seattle starts tomorrow. Six weeks of driving cross country: South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, North Dakota and back to Minnesota. Lucy, my trusty Toyota Matrix, and I will get to know each other well. (We are pictured here in warmer […]Read more "And… I’m off!"