Wildlife Blog

Illuminating the ENERGY and ESSENCE of Wild Animals
Pine Marten acknowledges my Martin-ness

Pine Marten acknowledges my Martin-ness

Who am I to speak to the Wisdom of Animals? Versions of this question have been looping through my mind ever since my sister and I started talking about creating a deck of ‘messenger-type cards’ based on my photographs a few years ago. Creating such an entity, in my...

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The Activation of an Animal Artist

The Activation of an Animal Artist

Ever since writing my last blog post, about fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming an Animal Artist, interesting, creative sparks have been activating themselves in my world, beaconing me to go deeper.

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The Evolution of an Animal Artist

The Evolution of an Animal Artist

I was sitting in the back of my mom’s Chrysler LeBaren, encased within the perfect expression of a 70s station wagon, a maroon red exterior accented by wood paneling. I was eagerly hunched over my new possession - a large, blank, sketch pad, about the size of a...

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Happy 420: Willard says ‘Hi’

Happy 420: Willard says ‘Hi’

Willard is a Great Horned Owl who has been roosting in a large spruce tree just outside my work entrance at Lethbridge College. I noticed him for the first time just over a month ago on March 14. As soon as I got to my office, I excitedly sent a note to the college...

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Top 10 of 2021: Celebrating the Goodness of Now

Top 10 of 2021: Celebrating the Goodness of Now

Flashback to 1985 – a 10 year old Kerri and her 12 year old sister, Tina, are hunched over their gettoblaster, anxiously waiting for ‘The Goonies R Good Enough’ (by Cyndi Lauper) to play on the radio. Tina’s fingers hover over both the play/record buttons,

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