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Eagle progress....

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Raven is finished....

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A day of beginnings.....

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Two more paintings started....the eagle painting already has a name, "Against the Wind". The other is an area of the Park that I have not painted before....where the sun lights up the red rocks at a certain time of the day.



Raven progress.....

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A Raven Story.....

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I am in Cape Breton at the moment, the place where a lot of my inspiration for paintings originates....

This morning I hiked the Skyline Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, an almost 6 mile long trail on the top of a mountain at the edge of the sea. I found a lot of bear scat, some coyote scat, but no moose scat...unusual....and did not see any moose, also unusual. They had a warning sign up for coyote presence but I did not see any. The bear were also elusive.

As I was getting out of my van I heard a raven singing a call that I know well from time spent in Julian the raven's presence at Horizon Wings.I was surprised to find him atop a tree very close to me. As I started taking photos, his mate came....and his calls ended and were replaced with a sweet greeting unlike I have ever heard. They were demonstrably glad to be reunited, spent a few more minutes there before heading out together.

I was in full view with my camera and usually ravens do not let cameras point a…