’16 Calendar: Nature Calls (Again)

Feb: Long-Eared Owl.

Feb: Long-Eared Owl.

For the third edition of “Nature Calls,” every image was captured in the state of Washington.

Making calendars is not a business for me. I started a couple years ago because some friends asked me to. I make them the way I like them – spiral-bound with nice paper so the images pop and I can actually write on them. Also I use a printer I trust.

So the calendar is expensive to produce. Mine are $30 each. I also learned last year that they cost a lot to send – I get sturdy containers to protect the calendars and the postage is ridiculous – so I need to charge $5 more for shipping. You can avoid the shipping charge if you can meet me for delivery at least as close to me as Columbia City.

UPDATE: As of Dec. 10, I will accept orders for $36 each, and the calendars will be shipped only. Please be aware that shipping could take 5-10 days, depending on where it is shipped and when you order.

PayPal is the best way to do this; my account is my email address: gnbuzz @ comcast.net (without the spaces, of course). Please include the address to which you want the calendar(s) shipped.

If you want to pay another way, email me, but understand that this will add time to when you will receive your calendar.

Clicking on a thumbnail photo will generate a larger gallery of all the images that will be included. The cover photo will be a surprise!

Mile High Mammals

A Yellow-Bellied Marmot chills along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park.

A Yellow-Bellied Marmot chills along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park.

When Florangela and I recently booked a trip to Denver, I immediately knew two things — that we would see our friends Gigi and Thad and, given the direction my photography has taken, that we had to visit Rocky Mountain National Park.

I also knew one other thing: because of my issues with height, I had to strategize about dealing with the Rocky Mountain highs. During my pre-trip Googling, I came across Yellow Wood Guiding. Its proprietor, Jared Gricoskie, is an accomplished guide and photographer who could customize “photo safaris” in RMNP. How perfect is that?
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