Tuesday, December 31, 2013

December Favorites

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"So there are two stages to this: one is going inward, and finding the relationship of your own deepest self to the ground of being so that you become transparent to transcendence; the other is bringing this realization back into operation in the field, which is the work of the artist...."
--Joseph Campbell, from An Open Life



Chipmunk in the Rocks



'Shrooms in '02



Sun Spots



Cloaked Redtail



Moss Guardians



Coyote Hunting in Fog



Coyote Captures a Gopher



Cataract Creek



Statue of Weather



Junco in Willows



Resting Bobcat



Cat in the Woods



Madrone



Winter Wildflowers



Coast Coyote



Rainy Season's Greetings



Creekside Ferns



Close to Cover



Seasonal Stream



Tree-Eating Rock



Cataract Falls



Diablo Vista



Making Scents



Druid Rocks Sundown



Cotton Candy



Perching Bobcat



Belly Plant


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7 comments:

  1. Lots of good photos but the perching bobcat is really interesting. I've never really heard of them doing that on a fencepost. How long was it up there? For a while, or was that its method of hopping the fence?

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    1. It was up there for a while, using it like a hawk on a perch. That fence was built to herd wild pigs and funnel them to waiting hunters once upon a time, btw. I saw the cat up there as I drove by, and he was gone by the time I found a safe parking spot and got back there. I got into position anyway, and the cat came out of some dense brush without spotting me and jumped back up there. Needless to say, I check that spot every time I drive by, but I've never seen it since.

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    2. P.S. Check out http://bodegahead.blogspot.com/2013/12/double-take.html

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  2. I, too, love the perched bobcat. What a cool sight. I guess I should remember to look up, too. Happy New Year!

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    1. Happy new year, Jen. I'm tempted drive around near Bodega Bay looking for bobcats on telephone poles.

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  3. A wonderful assortment. I'll not even attempt to pick out a favorite.

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