Category love

Total Solar Eclipse In The Sawtooths – Fellowship Of The Diamond Ring… OR, Climate Geoengineering Death March

  Total Solar Eclipse 2017 – Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho, USA Adventure Beckons… The chance to witness 2017’s total solar eclipse, virtually in my own back yard, was an exciting surprise.  Totality could be viewed only 15 miles north of my Bellevue, Idaho, home and I expected to enjoy it with family and friends.  It soon […]

Standing Alone

Standing Alone Standing alone, on the shores of iniquity I prepare for the wave… The wave of deceit The wave of greed The wave of immorality The wave of dishonor Standing alone, on the shores of despair I wave goodbye… Goodbye to truth Goodbye to honor Goodbye to nature Goodbye to future Standing alone, on […]

The Picture of Love

The following poem, written for my Mom on this Mother’s Day, May 14th, 2017, was 60 years in the making… The Picture of Love When I was small, and you went away I thought of you each and every day The reason I know this is true Are pictures Bobo had of you Perched high […]

The Little Red Hen… or, How Owen Wilson Saved Me From Being A Hypocrite

I love chickens… when they are allowed to range freely and do their chicken thing eating bugs, scratching for treats, hiding nests in the deep grass, double clutching (eggs, not hot-rods), scurrying about establishing their pecking order, strolling around with a clutch of baby chicks in tow, flogging offending dogs… they are a joy to […]

Rediscovering John Denver

Rediscovering John Denver (a work in progress) Preface October 12, 2015 It’s looking like today is not going to be a very good day…  for one, it is the 18th anniversary of John Denver’s untimely death.  A tragic moment for humanity, whether we realize it or not.  I woke up this morning and decided to […]

A Few Glimpses of Equine Idaho…

Idaho is a wild and rugged state with much open space and a multitude of equine activities… ranching, back country packing and pleasure riding, just to mention a few.  We’re a state of horse lovers and take such pride in our history with the Appaloosa that it became our state horse in 1975.  I have […]


My animals are very aware of the camera and they truly like to get in the picture.  I just let them do whatever they want…  Last summer I was taking shots of flowers in the shade of our lilacs when Rose decided she wanted to be my subject.  She had me all to herself at […]