Walking across the prairie plains with mule Polly, I never imagined the Bestiaryist (aka Julia Carpenter over at consideranimals.com) would paint my trusty voyaging companion. That’s the beautiful thing of long trips. How they take on a life of their own years after you thought they were done. And then I saw it on. An amazing, colorful painting of Polly the day I sold the food from her mouth. Continue reading “Painted Polly and the Prairie Cathedral”
We’ve just added the Press and Media page for the Lost Sea Expedition TV series.
Who. What. When. Download press releases and photos. In case you have half a minute to spare, you can travel across America with a mule in 30 seconds. Yep, here’s where you can get your hands on the Official Lost Sea Expedition trailers.
We’ve set up a page dedicated to all the individuals and companies that are stepping forward to bring the Lost Sea Expedition to Public TV. Thanks for pulling with us. Here’s an example of how your donations are being put to use.
Mule Polly, the Lost Sea Expedition wagon and I are spending the weekend visiting with friends at Benson Mule Days. They run from September 23 to 25. Come on down and visit with us. You can even meet Ronald Hudson, Polly’s old owner, and see what he looks like without his mask. Continue reading “Benson Mule Days Invitation and Photos”
Hey, come visit mule Polly, me and the wagon we traveled across America in for the Lost Sea Expedition TV series. We’ll be at this week’s Benson Mule Days in Benson, NC. It runs from September 23-25. Continue reading to see how to find us. Continue reading “Visit Mule Polly in Benson this Sept 22-25”
Millions of years ago, the Great Plains were covered by the Lost Sea. It was full of amazing creatures. Think sharks and sea turtles in Kansas. The Xyphactinus (above) was so fierce, it was known to swallow 6-foot members of its own kind. Continue reading “Creatures of the Lost Sea”
George was 92 when I met him. He was born in a sod house and aimed to die in one. He lived alone in his sod house with only the lizards for company. I shot this scene in one long take. No special effects. Just the Lizard. George. Me. And Time.
How will you live at 92?
Learn more about George in the Lost Sea Expedition TV series.
Amazing response this week with friends – some I know, some I’ve never met – donating to the Lost Sea Expedition. I painted some of their names on stuff I found around the barn. Think beech bark (Jean), creek rock (Christy), fatwood, cedar shingle and red cedar batten. Click through for a closer look at these hand painted thank yous. Continue reading “Monday Thanks”
Check out the 30-sec version of the “Lost Sea Expedition” TV series trailer. Travel 14 months across America in 30 seconds. Perfect if you’re short on time. You can still find the full length trailer and more about the series here.
Wow. I’m overwhelmed with how folks have stepped forward to sponsor the Lost Sea Expedition TV series! Beth was my first donor. Beth, I was so moved by your gift I went out the barn, where the wagon is stored, and painted you this thank you note.
More pictures of my barn, wagon and how your thank you board came to be are just a click away. Continue reading “Thank You Beth”