Archive for July, 2014:

More sea lions

More sea lions

Keeping on the theme from earlier this week, a couple of new Steller sea lions are in the Fog and Swell shop. Completely hand stitched, using mostly fabrics that I natural dyed myself. I think these two...
Published on: Jul 27 2014
By: K
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{friday forage} Oregon Grape

{friday forage} Oregon Grape

{As mentioned on Wednesday, I’m starting another new series here: Friday Forage. Follow along with me as I harvest my way through the richness of the coast, whether to eat, drink or dye, share...
Published on: Jul 25 2014
By: K
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{wild isle wednesday} Steller Sea Lion

{wild isle wednesday} Steller Sea Lion

After a couple weeks of forest life, it was high time to move to the ocean, and scale up a little. Or a lot. Steller sea lions are known as the “grizzlies of the sea” for good reason –...
Published on: Jul 23 2014
By: K
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{wild isle wednesday} Banana Slug

{wild isle wednesday} Banana Slug

Some of you are possibly partaking in a collective *shudder*. I am not above joining you, sometimes. But I’m also finding a growing appreciation for the lowly banana slug, this ubiquitous creature...
Published on: Jul 17 2014
By: K
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Father and Son

Father and Son

Hairy woodpecker dad (above) working hard to get food for his hungry kids (and none to pleased about the girl and dog skulking around the nest). And his not-so-little son (below) impatiently calling...
Published on: Jul 13 2014
By: K
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{wild isle wednesday} Saprophytes

{wild isle wednesday} Saprophytes

I’ve decided to start a new feature here on the blog; I’m calling it Wild Isle Wednesday. Once a week (or nearly so – you know me) I’d like to talk about a specific creature or plant or fungi that...
Published on: Jul 09 2014
By: K
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Rainforest

Rainforest

{photos from a few recent walks} Yesterday morning broke a few degrees cooler than the spell of days before it. The dog and I both felt a little relief, after wilting in the heat all week. By mid...
Published on: Jul 05 2014
By: K
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