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...
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...
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...