Doe Elk

Early morning in Smoky Mountains NP an elk herd was grazing on the edge of the forest. This doe was off by itself, as if being shunned by the others. She was aware of me, but didn't seem bothered by my presence. Ho hum, just another butinsky. Thought for the Day: Make someone happy today … Continue reading Doe Elk

Elk at Dusk

This shot was taken near Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2013.  I wish I could say it was real. It is my photograph; I took the picture, all right.  The sky is real, the site is real, but the elk are statues.  This was taken near the entrance of an art museum in the area. I … Continue reading Elk at Dusk

Out of the Mouth of Babes

On a beautiful fall day, we took three grandkids, ages 10, 7 and 2, to a safari park, where you drive through the wildlife in their "natural" habitat.  The wildlife get used to seeing humans in cars so they are unconcerned about your presence, but aren't tame enough to come up to your car and … Continue reading Out of the Mouth of Babes