NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH

NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH

On the Oregon Coast we are fortunate to have Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge to aid in protecting our valuable natural resources and wildlife. Here in Bandon and the surrounding areas we have many ways to celebrate our refuge system! This Saturday marks the...

Listening to Mussels

My work continues to move in unexpected directions. Once upon a time, I hesitated to put out new creations that might draw frowns. Now, I understand that if it means something to me or just puts a smile on my face…let it rip. Fearful hesitation is a creativity...
Sea Intimacies

Sea Intimacies

As much as I adore capturing the classic sea stack images of Bandon, my eyes are beginning to see beyond, below and around them. I’ve become captivated by shape, form and texture. My imagination is then translating that to whatever it pleases. I sense my sea...
Happy New Year! 2019 is Here!

Happy New Year! 2019 is Here!

  A collection of  my images from 2018 that each put a smile on my face for one reason or another.  It was a year full of travel, new experiences and new opportunity. I am grateful for it all and eager for the new year! Thank you for all of the support...
Life of Birds in Bosque

Life of Birds in Bosque

Oh, the Bosque del Apache experience….. There’s graceful preening and flapping of wings along with gangly and glorious squawking, and gawking. There’s  territorial jumping, court like dancing and unison family take offs.   There’s...
Step Into My World! Bandon Workshops

Step Into My World! Bandon Workshops

Step Into My World “Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” — Rumi Who knew I would be doing this work…..and loving it so very much?! Life is full of so many wonderful unexpected...
Last Week’s Shoot in Bandon

Last Week’s Shoot in Bandon

  Assisting with Denise Ippolito’s group these last two years has been such a blast! I love working with her and with groups of photography enthusiasts!  This beach is my stomping ground and showing it off and sharing all it has to offer with...
A Valentine to Nature

A Valentine to Nature

I was reading an article recently about poet, David Whyte. Within this article was one of his poems that I found particularly moving. I am not a poet but a good poem can really inspire me. Then I had a realization. Nature is like a poem that moves me to my core. On...