Author Archives: The Late Emerging Artist

About The Late Emerging Artist

This is the site of "The Emerging Artist's Newsletter. I use it to track the progress of the Art that I am currently creating. The typical Newsletter publishes once or twice a month, depending of how creative I am at any given time.

Moose in the Woods

The other day I was sitting at McDonald’s in Loudonville, having coffee with the “Liars Club”, when I saw this Moose amoung the trees, right at the edge of the woods. Do You See It!!!!! How about now? It’s not … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Lack Direction – – – the rest of the time I’m lost.

Earlier this week I got a glimpse of this bird as it flew past me at breakneck speed and took some type of varmint (probably a Chipmunk) on the forest floor. I was walking in one of the stands of … Continue reading

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Mohican Forest – Early May

Hi Folks, It’s Spring in the Mohican Forest and I’ve been recording it this week. First a comparison of the walk that I enter into the forest most mornings: You could probably have figured out which season was represented in which … Continue reading

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Magee Marsh

Hi Folks, On Sunday, May 6th Judy and I decided to check out Magee Marsh that is in the vicinity of Marblehead Lighthouse in northern Ohio. It is the peak season during the “Warbler Migration” and this is the prime … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, Bald Eagles, Black and White Warblers, Catbird, Magee Marsh, Prothonary Warblers, Redstart, Walkers Walk-Abouts, Water Snake, Yellow Warblers | Leave a comment

The End of The Trail (For Now)

Good Morning Folks, Last evening when I was coming off the Trail for the evening, I met an interesting person, and his group. He immediately got my attention by offering me a beer. (Which I accepted with enthusiasm.) You just can’t … Continue reading

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On the Trail Again

Woke up with the sunrise, had my breakfast of coffee, Oats and raisins, and more coffee, then hit the Trail. “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood”. Things are getting greener I traveled to Gooch Gap and turned north. The … Continue reading

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Justus Mountain, Gooch Gap, and Points East

I thought that Sassafras Mountain was steep, but I soon found that Justus Mountain is steeper. (Maybe I’m still just exhausted from Sassafras, – – – – but of course I would never admit that.) And then I found this: … Continue reading

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Onward to Sassafras Mountain

It is still raining a bit after the storms last night, but it finally cleared at about 10:00 AM. I’m leaving the Hawk Mountain Shelter and beginning the climb up Sassafras Mountain. First a dip down to High Tower Gap, Then … Continue reading

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After My Nap

I woke up after a couple of hours of sleep, mainly because increased activity around the shelter. The rain had stopped, but the word of impending thunderstorms had spread in the hiking community. The shelter was full, and there had to … Continue reading

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Hawk Mountain

It rained last night. The tent worked well, kept the water out, away from my sleeping bag, and me. However, the blue tarp that I had under the tent, actually allowed the water that fell on it, along with leaf … Continue reading

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