Category Archives: animal encounter


Petersen Rock Garden

Rasmus Petersen was a teenager when he immigrated from Denmark to America around 1902 and settled in Central Oregon between Redmond and Bend.  He worked the family farm and it wasn’t until the age of 52 that […]

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Bunny therapy

Last week, Blanca experienced a blitz attack by a large dog and was bitten in the face.  I was walking her on the leash at the time, but it all happened so fast that neither of us […]

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River otter family

The sun had finally come out and it almost felt like the first hint of spring in the air down at the Gold Beach harbor this past Saturday.  I noticed a family of river otters who were just finishing a […]

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Coast of trees and sea lions

This past Sunday we had one glorious day of sunshine and I was determined to make the most of it!  So I decided to drive north up the coast to see the famous Sea Lion […]

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The first time I saw a wild porcupine I was totally awestruck!  That was a couple of years ago after I moved to the Oregon Coast.  To see such an extraordinary figure casually strolling along the dune grass was […]

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Cape Arago

Coos Bay is the largest city on the Oregon Coast even though with a mere 16,000 residents it would be considered a small town in more urbanized regions of the country.  The city is situated […]

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Sunday surprise at the creek

Welcome to my brand-new website!!!  I am so excited to finally have one focal point for all my various photographic exploits!  I’ll be sharing pictures and mini-stories of various little adventures Blanca and I get ourselves […]

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