Tricia Booker Photography

February 12, 2012

Snowy Home

The builder who constructed our house must have needed a lot of dynamite to blast through all of the boulders. We are fortunate to have a half-dozen leftovers that grace the edges of our yard, creating great habitat for wildlife, fun places for Cameron to play and even nice photo ops for me. This large rock, about eight feet wide, sits just off the driveway and is a haven for creatures that have tunneled underneath to build dens.

Although it’s a part of Peppermint’s territory, many don’t seem deterred by a fluffy Jack Russell roaming around. Today in the fresh snow I saw a variety of tracks leading to the edge of the rock, including ground squirrels and raccoons. I suppose with bird feeders in easy reach and abundant dead wood for hiding, it’s worth the slight risk they have in outrunning a small fat dog.


    • Yes, it was probably the same one! Cameron just asked me yesterday if we could have a vegetable garden this summer. Not without a great deal of effort as our soil is so rocky and thin up here. Maybe some day we’ll try adding some raised beds, but it’s not super high on my list…flowers for the birds and butterflies lead the way!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Drawn In

Art • Nature • Exploration


herzlich willkommen auf meinem fotoblog

Drawing Covert

Exhibitions, tours, research, programs, events, on a unique collection of books, archives, paintings, sculpture and more.

a coffee break with mike

unwind from the grind

Brian J Zwit

Photographer, Educator, and Dingo's Buddy

This, that and the other thing

Looking at life through photography and words


Fine art photography

A (Mostly) Solo Female Exploring the World

Valérie Jardin's Blog

Chasing Light ~ Telling Stories

The Explorographer

I take big trips, share them with the world so you can come along from your computer or plan your own trip through my experience. I teach as well.

%d bloggers like this: