Happy Halloween Everyone!


Getting Closer (2 photos)

So the polar bear from last week that took forever to get close to us, finally was making its way toward our Tundra Buggy… of course, ever so slowly!

Check out its claws!

#PolarBear #photo




Paw Prints in the Ice

After checking out the Tundra Buggy, the Polar Bear made its way toward us.

Look closely and you can see a trail of paw prints in the ice.

#polarbear #photo


A Long Walk to Check Out a Tundra Buggy (11 photos)

Seeing a polar bear in the wild for the first time is one of the most memorable experiences of my life. And, it sure was not a fast moment. In fact, it took about 15-20 minutes from when we arrived on the scene for this polar bear to make its way slowly across the tundra to investigate a Tundra Buggy (photo at the very bottom).

The top photo is my first photo of a polar bear in the wild.

Can you see the polar bear in the first photo?



Getting a Closer Look

Here’s the owner of those Big Tracks from yesterday!

This polar bear walked right up to the Tundra Buggy Lodge we stayed in for a few days just outside of Churchill, Canada at a location called Polar Bear Point.

I love the blurry snowflakes on her paw, body and legs.


Polar Bear Close Up

Big Tracks

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing photographs from a recent trip… any guesses as to who created these prints?

I know some of you already know the answer, but thought it would be fun to start off with a foot print before posting photos of the animal.

#footprint #tracks


There, There…

the weekend is almost here…

There There
Two prairie dogs in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.

Approaching Storm and… Bison on a Hill

The Bison don’t seem to care about the approaching storm as they graze on top of a hill in the Black Hills, South Dakota.


Approaching Storm... and Bison on a Hill

Peeking Sun

The sun peeking through stormy clouds in the Black Hills, South Dakota.


Peeking Sun

Storm Clouds

Billowing storm clouds form in the distance with the prairie in the foreground in the Black Hills, South Dakota.


Black Hills Storm