Ctenucha Moth on Aster - Image 400243

Kip’s Comments 10-1-16

  Is This It…Is Cabin Season About Over After a couple of weeks of steady work, I finally had time to do some serious flood clean-up at our cabin today. The yard is very discouraging. Soupy, wet ground and dead grass describes about half of it. Before I left the area I took a kayak …

Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Image 396181

Kip’s Comments 9-5-16

  A New Life Bird For Me and a Good Photo To Prove It Once again I was treated to an unexpected, life bird interaction this morning. Folks – I have nearly 397,000 images in my files and until today I had not seen a wild yellow-billed cuckoo, let alone photographed one. While paddling/fishing this …

Wild Turkeys - Image 395256

Kip’s Comments 9-3-16

  Stand By Me Emerson and Logan were looking out the window today when suddenly she called to me…”Grandpa, look at the turkeys, GRANDPA, LOOK AT THE TURKEYS!” I peaked out her window and saw the source of her excitement – a flock of wild turkeys, possible a couple of family unit’s worth, working their …

Channel Catfish - Image 390512

Kip’s Comments 7-24-16

  If Only I Had Remembered This morning Kristy and I met our good friends Jason, Jeni, and Jordan at Big Woods Lake to paddle kayaks and fish. For reasons unknown to me, I seem to envision endless success and baskets full of fish prior to such events. When reality sets in, we usually go …

Double-crested Cormorant in Flight at Big Woods Lake - Image 365607

Kip’s Comments 3-28-16

  Big Day at Big Woods Lake Bright and early this morning I was on my way to paddle on Big Woods Lake. My plan was to photograph the common loon Kristy and I saw on the water there yesterday. I didn’t expect to see or shoot pics of much else. From the parking lot, …

Red-tailed Hawk in Flight - Image 341026

Kip’s Comments 10-2-15

  How We Camp Campers are a varied group of people. None of us camp exactly alike. Some prefer primitive camping while others live a much more extravagant camping lifestyle. We began as primitive as possible – with backpacking many seasons ago. Over the years we have adopted a more comfortable approach, at least when …

Turkey Vultures on Cell Phone Tower - Image 333152

Kip’s Comments 8-4-15

  An Economic Development Proposal for the City of Frederika Based on what I documented this evening, I have an economic development proposal for the City of Frederika. Since most of the turkey vultures in the county and possibly multi-county area seem to be congregating in Frederika, why not adopt the slogan “Turkey Vulture Capital …