I'm on vacation this week. Here's the story behind one my older soft sculptures, The Truth About Armadillos. I spent the springs of 2001 and 2002 in Killeen, Texas doing field work for Cornell University's Bioacoustics Research Program. While I was there to remotely record birds, I was on the watch for wildlife of any... Continue Reading →
When I got out the ornaments to decorate for Christmas, I found another armadillo that I own. Isn't he cute?
Or, Why Armadillos, part 3? After I made The Truth About Armadillos and entered it in the Tompkins County Quilters Guild show, I apparently had a reputation in the community as an armadillo lover. I came home from work one day to find a brass armadillo sitting on my door step. He was about eight... Continue Reading →
When I started my blog, I was determined to have a banner photo that I had taken myself. I went through a bunch of photos I took at the Catoctin Zoo in Thurmont, MD last September trying to find one I liked. I had great pictures of parrots, turtles, goats, snakes, and even tigers, but... Continue Reading →