Sunday, November 16, 2014

Mini mushrooms

A water droplet clings to a small mushroom growing in a cluster on a rotting log on a hillside near Elkton, Ore., on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

My photography is represented by the international photo agency ZUMAPRESS.com.  Today they used one of my mini mushroom photos in their Pictures of the Day gallery.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

This old bathtub

This old bathtub is getting a second life as a cattle watering trough on a ranch in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, Nov., 8,  2014.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Giddy up chicken

A week old chick rides on its mother's back in the leaf strewn yard of a home near Roseburg, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. The barred rock chicken hatched 10 chicks in a backyard hen house on the rural property in southwestern Oregon.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Snail season in Oregon

A Pacific sideband snail inches slowly over a moss and mushroom encrusted piece of rotting wood on a forested hillside near Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The snail is native to the coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest and can be found from Alaska to northern California.


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Life finds a way


A just hatched baby chicken is warmed after it was found outside of its nest on Sunday, Oct., 26, 2014. The chick is part of our backyard flock. Raising backyard chickens for fresh eggs has become more popular in the United States over the last few years. The chick was placed back with its mother after it warmed up.
Nap time

Itsy bitsy spider

A small spider is dwarfed by a rain drop as it climbs on a rusty strand of electrified fence strung around an orchard on a farm near Roseburg, Ore., on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.