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the ghost catfish of kekionga : a twenty minute fiction

Ghost animals.  Spirit animals.  The People Who Lived Here before us called them that, the all white animals you see down in the Woods sometimes.  Grandpa Berry tells stories his grandma told him, and she said she heard them from … Continue reading

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social media shark

A social media shark made his first appearance yesterday on my Instagram: IKEA shark in its native habitat. #shark #sharks #toy #toys #stuffedanimal #yellow #bag #pillow #store #ikea #ikeashark #phonecamera #ipodtouch And then he popped up, in a different pose, on my personal Facebook in a shout out to his place of … Continue reading

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winter sports in your own backyard

Hum the theme loudly as you look at these images– the Winter Olympics have begun!

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superb owl weekend

I celebrated the weekend of the Superb Owl by drawing some owls as my drawings of the day.  Eastern Screech Owls, specifically, mostly because I still have the vague idea that there is going to be an owl character in … Continue reading

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replacement possums

Finishing the “finished” art has been delayed because it turns out I had to replace two of the possums.  This is a thing that happens.  Sometimes you just have to replace your possums. Here are the replacement possums, ready to … Continue reading

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pen week part one: meatball mammoth and other stub pen drawings

The drawing of the day project is well into its tenth year, so let’s celebrate with a Pen Week, a week of drawings from the most recent drawing of the day sketchbook that feature automatic drawings, with no pencil underdrawing, … Continue reading

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antelopia– squares, and a quiz

A tour of the photo archives takes us once again through the fringes of Antelopia, my ongoing project where I photograph every antelope I can find.  Due to the fact that Northwest Indiana is not prime antelope habitat (not recently, … Continue reading

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the possum lady of old kekionga

(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town.  Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading

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an adorable cretaceous pet

Back before I got my first corgi, my inner life was full of imaginary pets.  Not just dogs, but tame foxes, wolves, crows, hedgehogs, armadillos and giant fruit bats.  And of course, since  imagination is cheap, I also kept dragons, … Continue reading

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mushawasing page 2

What does happen when you fall asleep in the Woods?  Do you dream… or don’t you? For those not familiar with Kekionga’s distinctive wildlife, the creature with its feet in the Creek is a young female Saiga petrovskii,  the woodland saiga. … Continue reading

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