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[29 Mar 2016 | One Comment | ]

A pawnshop explodes, a late winter Starling scatters treasures
in a backyard junkshop.

Starling | Sturnus vulgaris

Birds »

[20 Jan 2016 | 8 Comments | ]

Released into the bright atmosphere, a stray moves lightly
through the air, an excuse for a rapture.

One Small Leap - Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee – Poecile atricapillus

Birds »

[14 Oct 2015 | 7 Comments | ]

A honeymoon cut short, two stars from different
constellations romance the sky.

Two stars

Great White Egret | Ardea alba

Birds »

[18 Aug 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

A fierce grackle in flight. A little angry, but they always look angry.
Determined grackle

Birds, Books | Art | Misc, Exhibitions »

[11 Jun 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is celebrating SWEEP UP THE SUN
with a pop-up exhibit of Rick’s photography from the book,
a meet and greet with both Rick & Helen, and a book signing.

Looking forward to meeting everyone able to stop by.

Fort Wayne Museum of Art celebrates SWEEP UP THE SUN

Birds, Books | Art | Misc »

[28 May 2015 | 8 Comments | ]

A really fine, thoughtful review of my latest book with Helen Frost,
Sweep Up the Sun, in the New York Times Sunday Book Review.

“…beautiful in an unabashedly artistic way.
These photographs are as gorgeous as paintings.”

New York Times Sunday Book Review - SWEEP UP THE SUN

Birds »

[8 May 2015 | 16 Comments | ]

A Barn Swallow breaks open a wide and empty sky.

At Magee Marsh in Ohio, just before the
Biggest Week in American Birding.

A Barn Swallow breaks open a wide and empty sky

Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica

Birds, Books | Art | Misc »

[30 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

I’ll be signing my books along with other authors to support
Independent Bookstore Day at Book Beat on Saturday, May 2nd.

More info.

Independent Bookstore Day

Birds »

[9 Mar 2015 | 10 Comments | ]

A House wren with nothing to lose hides from
the moon, her dreams still echoing
in the tangled leaves.

A House wren hides from the moon

House Wren, Troglodytes aedon

Birds, Books | Art | Misc »

[2 Mar 2015 | 4 Comments | ]

Another page from my new picture book with Helen Frost, Sweep Up the Sun.

The official publication date is March 10, 2015, and we had a great
book launch over the weekend at Book Beat. Everyone who purchased
a book received a little bird drawing on the title page.

Here’s the website with all the news, reviews and up-to-date information
for the book: BugDreams.com/sweep/.