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  • New eye on the evening

    I brought home an old/new Nikon lens from my trip back to Chicago to see my family last week. I feel rich with this addition, and took it out far a walk around…

  • Neighbors

    I stopped to see these heifers and steers that I pass each morning and evening on the road yesterday afternoon. They were pretty curious, unlike the stunning purebred Brahmans up the road…

  • Wet woods

    It is dry again. Hot, but thankfully not that blistering ridiculousness we had a few weeks ago before the rain. I went outside tonight and scented smoke on the wind. I was…

  • Staying on the streets

    I read two thought-provoking articles in Dame magazine in the past week on very different topics. One was about the freedom of childhood, now often denied by over-vigilant parents. The other was about…

  • List: what do we argue about when it comes to horses?

    I have just written a short essay on how we can overlook the needs of our horse when it comes to our own ambitions. Those may be a Grand Prix show jumping…

  • Christmas in Australia

    Besides the heat, the landscapes, leagues of people headed to the beach, cricket on the television instead of football, kangaroos outside instead of squirrels, I think the thing that sets Australian Christmases…

  • Am I getting soft or am I just human?

    If you’re a fan of nature programs, as I am, you may have seen the one where a herd of zebras gets caught up in the midst of a lion hunt, whirring,…

  • Quiet love

    The last time I celebrated Christmas in the United States was 2002. My parents travelled to my Wabaunsee, Kansas home and we had a memorable visit. One cat I had at that…

  • A hot afternoon

      A day of relentless, punishing heat. We got through.    

  • Bushland

      These are all photos I have taken this year on the bush block here at our place. It’s about 80 acres of land, with a creek, gullies and a variety of…

  • Scattered

    Sheep in the wheat stubble across the creek.

  • Home

    Morning at home, February 2014.