Multitudes and more

Finally saw out resident Pileated Woodpecker in all his glory. Many sightings and many things happening, Some of my cards are available now in Point Arena at Franny’s Cup n Saucer. Cinnamon rolls and divine desserts and jams and fun things!! Harvested 3 pumpkins and tomatoes are still rolling in with some peppers. and more…

Hummingbirds

So many friendly, diving, soaring, happy hummingbirds…

New sightings on the north coast

I have a lot to say but am currently at a complete loss of words as the dysfunctional USA keeps limping along on its tragic path. No words… back to nature. CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS

Gualala a prehistoric land by the sea.

I apologize for the long period of time I was absent from posting to magentaRaven. We have been on the move for 5 months. We finally landed on February 28 and have been unraveling, unpacking and settling in to this rich and fertile land which has now begun to burst open into Spring, with bramble,…

Redwing Blackbirds & Cormorants & Herons & clouds, oh my

Redwing Blackbirds have always been a favorite bird of mine. Their stunning features, flashing their red and yellow wing bars and their melodic song always bring joy. So now I have begun painting them from the photographs I have taken. Suddenly they have appeared in my radar and actually had one land on my hand…