Wetland Photography Tour – For the Birds

Landing-Blue We most always see wading birds, and this trip was no different, except that one particular Great Blue Heron decided to entertain us.  As we were leaving the swamp, this friendly bird escorted us out–literally. He flew a distance ahead of us and landed on the bank, stood long enough for us to snap his photo before taking flight and landing again on the bank, waiting for us to catch up.… read the rest

October Wetland Photography Tours

Photogs Photo courtesy of Linda Medine It was a busy week for the tour business.  Dede Lusk, a professional photographer and photo workshop teacher, contacted me about taking out groups of women photographers with varied interests in photographing landscapes, skies, wildlife, birds, and anything of beauty and interest.… read the rest


miah-signs 2004 was a pivotal  year for me. My youngest (of five) was turning eight, and the two oldest were out on their own.  With three children left at home and thoughts turning toward what I would do when they were all gone, my focus broadened from entirely on being a keeper at home.… read the rest

Youth Angler of the Year Essay Contest

LOWA Youth Angler Essay Contest Well, it’s been two years in the making, and it’s finally here. In conjunction with the La. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Coastal Angler, and the La. Outdoor Writer’s Association, the first ever Louisiana Youth Angler of the Year Essay Contest is being launched TODAY via this blog (coming soon to other newspapers and magazines in a city near you!).… read the rest