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Sensuous Twigs

March 22, 2022 - Experienced naturalists can usually identify trees by glancing at them from a distance. In some cases, this ability is b...
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Reading Tracks in the Snow

March 10, 2022 - In the previous post, 'Big Creek Ice Sculptures,' I praised the creek for its artifice with snow and ice. Beyond their b...
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Big Creek Ice Sculptures

February 01, 2022 - 1 - Today (February 1st-2nd) we're at the half-way point between the Winter Solstice and Vernal Equinox. Variously known...
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Fall Favorites 2021

December 27, 2021 - Reminder: You can hover over the photos to see their titles and captions, or click on them to go to their galleries. Fo...
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Late Summer at Big Creek Homestead

December 25, 2021 - Because late summer for me was dominated by construction of a multi-purpose outbuilding (see previous blog), my photogra...
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Infrastructure: Big Creek Homestead Garden Shed

October 25, 2021 - INFRASTRUCTURE: Big Creek Homestead Garden Shed My late summer and early fall was consumed building our new garden shed...
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Mid-Summer Life at Big Creek Homestead

August 11, 2021 - As always, there's lots going on in the woods and meadows of Big Creek Homestead. Here are a few photos of the flora & f...
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Serendipitous Summer Stew

July 01, 2021 - Whereas most of my previous blog posts have been on focused topics, early summer is so rich with life happening that the...
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National Nature Photography Day 2021

June 16, 2021 - For National Nature Photography Day yesterday, I took an early morning walk through the meadow and along the creek at Bi...
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Short-Grass Squirrel with a Long Name

June 05, 2021 - I try to do a mix of mental and physical work each day because both need doing, and I get tired of doing too much of eit...
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Earth Day 2021 ~ Oak & Shiitake Celebrate Decomposition

April 22, 2021 - Today, I celebrated Earth Day by participating in the Earth's biogeochemical cycles with a couple of old friends, namely...
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Maple Sugaring 2021 ~ Part 2

March 22, 2021 - Our first run of maple syrup for 2021 has left the evaporator and is being finished off today with a big propane burner...
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Personal or Professional?

February 22, 2021 - What should the relationship between one's personal and professional lives be? No right answer, of course. For me, I've...
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Practical or Spiritual?

February 22, 2021 - My plans for this website are evolving. Initially, my idea was to supplement the sales of photographs I make at gallerie...
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