I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws. Charles Baudelaire
The Old Red Barn and I The first time I painted the old red barn I was twenty years old and the skies were blue. There it sat in the middle of the hay field Waiting to be immortalized on canvas. The second time I painted the […]
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A flitter, a flutter and a chatter away, the Ruby Throated Hummingbird busily darts in and out of sight. Bejeweled in emerald and ruby, its delicate elegance shimmering in the hot summer sun. Sipping strongly from the sweet nectar,…
It’s been raining here for two solid days. Great for sleeping in and eating too much. A huge thunderstorm went over the house with two lightning bolts that had so much power there were electric surges in the air in the living room we’re staying in. Blew out […]
An early evening summer storm bathes the sky in orange light. A storm blustering in with high winds. Trees shaking in fright, birds a flight. Lightning strikes across the sky and cooling rain gives a fresh respite.
Laying here on the floor it was easy to release myself into the black abyss. A life defining moment. Do I fall into the deep dark pit or do I rise out of the darkness and return to the light? I’m not ready to be turned out to […]
The past long weekend was a do-it-yourself, “Wedding from Hell”. Bella is exhausted from the hard work in the barn on hot steamy summer days. Another rest day and we’ll be back ready to play.
Time for a fuzzy wuzzy, too cute Kitten Break We’re going to play really hard and then we can take a kitten break. Need I say anymore?
Never thought I would want new cats, but this pair of beautiful four-week old Kittens have quickly changed my mind. A darling boy and girl that are nearly identical are being fostered by a friend of mine, along with their sweet mother and calico sibling, “Peter the Great” […]
Have a question for you my dear readers. About three years ago, I began this blog “Hoofbeats and Footprints.” My intention was to blog about hiking in Maryland and Equitrekking in exotic places. However, over the years my photography interests have evolved into wildlife and nature photography. I’ve […]