Monthly Archives: July 2011

Brass Ring-Grizzly food

In the summer the bears come down out of the mts./woods to the coastal meadow to graze on the sedges and await the salmon runs in the rivers.  They can eat 20-25 pounds of grasses a day.  Only the females and … Continue reading

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Brass Ring-Grizzly Pig?

I overheard someone mentioning that the grizzly is from the pig family.  Questioning this ,  I asked local biologist and travel extraordinar Terri (shout out!) if this statment was true.  I shortened her reply to one sentence in my language (terri email if … Continue reading

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Brass Ring-Grizzly moments

Scratch, sleep, hide, float…2 bears

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Brass Ring-Grizzly safety

Closest we measured was 10 foot from a mother and her cub. She chose to walk right by us without worry and went on her way.  Like passing a person on the street, no glaring, just casual glance.                                       How do … Continue reading

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Brass Ring-Grizzly reflection

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Brass Ring-Grizzles 2

Lets just look at photos shall we? I am sure you all are sick of my jabber. Tech same as previous page. Occasionally I would use a 70-200, or the Tameron 17-50. Nef file to Photoshop, levels,color balance,some with Nik Tonal … Continue reading

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Brass Ring-Grizzely Bears

In Lake Clark Preserve, Alaska the bear have not been hunted for generations. They have become habituated to humans and humans have learned again ( natives lived harmoniously) how to live with and respect these animals.  There is an accepted relationship as long … Continue reading

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Brass Ring 5

Guide Eric aka: God, pool boy, puppy, slacker, kid, bear whisperer.  Had a lot of fun with Guide Eric, he was young so easy to tease.  He did his best to get me to where ever it was I wanted … Continue reading

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Brass Ring 4

Food was as fresh as it could be.  Garden, Salmon nets, claming.  The cook and pastry cook were just fabulous and all guests ate like pigs at a trough.Grilled, smoked and pate Salmon were just killer. Couple of people swooned … Continue reading

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Brass Ring 3

Views east to Homer across the Bay, views west towards the mts. of Lake Clark Preserve . Owner David and wife and their house there.  Viewfrom lodge porch. View from my house. Yes I ended up in a whole house. … Continue reading

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Brass Ring 2

Off the plane to the lodge! David the owner introduced himself, told me who my guide would be, and off to the lodge via atv to drop off gear and find my guide. One view of main building. NOTE: my … Continue reading

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Brass Ring

As our crazy carousel of life swirls maddeningly round and round occasionally the brass ring is there for you to reach out and take. My carousel is not the pretty white ponies with golden manes and pink roses. It is … Continue reading

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Family

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer with their families and friends. I am busy fighting time. Beating the invasive weeds, fixing roofs before the rains, the fire control around buildings before the lightning storms, the broken water lines, the … Continue reading

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