Southbond

By S. J. Brown I borrowed the name for this month’s blog from a band. They are a country music band and although I am not a fan of country music I somehow ended up with one of their shirts. I have had it long enough it might be considered a vintage t-shirt. The shirt … Continue reading Southbond

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Enjoying the little things

By S. J. Brown Many wildlife photographers strive to photograph large critters. I admit Buffalo, bears, and moose are always on my wish list when I am visiting their homes. But the little critters that also live in those areas are often more of a challenge, that makes getting the shot even more enjoyable.. Their … Continue reading Enjoying the little things

Baby Steps

By S. J. Brown Recently I gave some advice to friend about recovery after surgery, my advice, baby steps, lots and lots of baby steps. No one can recover from surgery overnight. It’s the little improvements, those baby steps that count. The same can be said about writing. As a writer I didn’t start out … Continue reading Baby Steps

Step Lightly

By S. J. Brown Now that spring has finally arrived everyone is heading outdoors.  There are so many places to explore and discover.  Before you venture out there are a few things to remember.  Don’t forget your bug spray.  There are hundreds of little critters out there that would like to take a ride on … Continue reading Step Lightly

The Power of One

 By S. J. Brown Can one person truly make a difference, ABSOLUTELY.  Think about this one person came up with the idea of bottling water.  Last year alone Americans used approximately 50 billion bottles of water.   Unfortunately only 23 percent of those bottles are recycled. Have you ever heard of Rosa Parks? When she refused … Continue reading The Power of One

Falling for Wildlife

By S. J. Brown Okay so maybe the title is a little deceptive. I am sure most of you are looking forward to stories about how clumsy I am when I am focused on a critter.  Sorry that isn’t today’s subject. Instead I am focusing on the changing seasons. I’m sure most people think summer time … Continue reading Falling for Wildlife

The Middle of the Road

by S. J. Brown This past month, while catching up on blog posts it became obvious that I am really a middle of the road type of person. I became a middle child when I was 16. Maybe that plays a role in the type of person I am, maybe not. I have seen lights … Continue reading The Middle of the Road

Did you know?

 By S. J. Brown As I pondered the possible subjects for this month’s blog I toyed with a variety of subjects. I always want my blogs to be interesting, educational and thought provoking.  So I thought I would share some animal info with everyone. Did you know that when a black bear is nervous it … Continue reading Did you know?

That Extra Mile

 By S. J. Brown Wildlife photographers have been getting a bit of extra exposure lately through television commercials and also after a biting letter to some individuals who are occupying a wildlife refuge. I would like to join the ranks of those photographers who have shared what it is really like to photograph wildlife. Yes … Continue reading That Extra Mile

Learning

  By S. J  Brown Nobody can possibly know everything. All of us should be learning new things every day. Learning new things enhances our lives.  Each new thing we learn has the potential to make our lives richer, fuller, and safer.  There are some things that everyone should know, but unfortunately not everyone does. … Continue reading Learning