Cool Stuff – Photos

Cabin/Ranch Tour: Wyoming

This was a little bitty cabin in the desert. It is from when I visited while writing my book Girl Hunter. If you’ve read my book Girl Hunter you’ll need no further explanation. Don’t worry, I’m safe and sound now. And I did enjoy photographing beautiful Wyoming. And I do plan to visit again one day. With twelve friends and my own vehicle.

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Cabin Tour: Townsend, Montana

Montana is sky country. I took about 2.4 million photographs of the sky there. You just have no choice when you’re in Montana with a camera. It is a magical place to hunt wild birds. Truly, 100% wild birds. You will walk for hours, maybe days before you see one. And sometimes you will stop for a boiled egg and chocolate and declare that it is the best thing you’ve […]

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Ranch Tour: CF Ranch

This is a little tour of CF Ranch, the first of many ranch tours you’re going to see this Fall and Winter, as I gallivant and escapade (can that be a verb?) and roll around in the mud on all four corners of the earth. I feel that you should roll around in the mud too, at the very least via a photo gallery. Plus many of these places are […]

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Antique Things

I have a friend named Paul. He is an artisan in his own right. He owns a set of successful stores in the South but he is an explorer too. He has an eye for interesting things and he gathers them wherever he goes around the world. He’s the one who gave me the Laguiole knife that I always wanted, and instills in me the importance of Faulkner, and says […]

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Tuscan Food Shoot

Cooking for a camera is oh so different than cooking to eat. But there are some factors to think about in both that are important… Color is too often just considered in photography when at the dinner table it can also stimulate the diner and make the meal taste better just for the way it looks. Texture makes a difference both visually and on the palate. Whimsey. We need that […]

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Turkey Chase

This is Mr. Turkey who roams around the yard a lot. Turkeys mock me as you recall. There used to be a big flock of twenty or so, but this ol’ Gobbler is alone these days. I’m not quite sure why. He seems to prefer to hang out with the cats, chickens, and guinea hens. He thinks he’s one of them. That’s more his crowd. I chase him sometimes to […]

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Old Hunting Photos

A reader sent these to me and they made me grin. Old photos are such a treat to look at. Don’t you wonder what life was like for the lady in the puffy sleeves holding the shotgun? Or how about the boys? If you happen to know where these photos came from or where they were taken, please do tell. I want to know desperately. I think they below in […]

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Down Home Style

If I could pick a car to own right this minute, I believe it would be this one. My restaurant friend up in Sonoma County owns this one. He has a restaurant called Zin in Healdsburg and he grows his own vegetables and raises his own chickens and I imagine he carts them all around in this truck. Where can a girl get a perfectly preserved Ford? Here are some […]

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Cooking with Grandma P.

My grandmother isn’t cooking anymore. She isn’t as mobile as she used to be, which is a loss for her and also a loss for this website since we enjoyed her recipes so much and because I enjoyed cooking with her so much. But I can remember the times we did spend in the kitchen together and her cookie jar and strange trinkets that she had strewn about. That is […]

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