• Kip’s Comments 1-21-20

      Flashbacks Years ago, before I ever picked up a camera, I carried a rifle, shotgun, or bow in the field with me. I hunted as often as possible – not for trophies but for the meat or fur. Through those untold hours in the field I developed wildlife observation techniques, I learned the ways …

  • Kip’s Comments 1-20-20

      Not So Much What We Saw, But That We Saw For the past three years, going on four years, a close family member and I have been making semi-regular trips to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. As you might expect, if we are doctoring at Mayo we are probably not dealing with the …

  • Kip’s Comments 1-19-20

      What To Do in Single-Digit, Windy Conditions Ask anyone in Northeast Iowa what the outdoor world was like today and they will tell you it was cold and windy. If they were outside, they probably had the area almost to themselves. For most people, a day like today meant spending most of the time …

  • Kip’s Comments 1-18-20

      This is One and What They Do and Looking for Color So far this winter, at least for me, has been the ‘Winter of the Barred Owl.” Time and again I have been able to find them and photograph them. Over the years I have watched barred owls calling too many times to count. …