An Evening Romp Between Storms by Phoebe Bean

The Wood River Valley's dry spell has been broken at last! The first rainstorms came through late last week and have miraculously continued. The weather forecast indicates that the storms may continue for yet another week, which would be phenomenal. Although it's a blessing to be receiving all this much-needed moisture, the rain presents a couple of disruptions to the Bean household. And, what a surprise, both predicaments revolve around the dogs...

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Back At It! by Phoebe Bean

Wow, have these past few months been busy! For the first time since Christmas, I've finally had enough time over the last couple of days to edit photos and start writing again. Since my return to the West, life has been non-stop with lots of hard work and some great adventures...

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Ranch Puppies! by Phoebe Bean

I’m back in Idaho for a few months (after a long, long drive across the country) and went out to the ranch last week with my mom to snap a few photos of the sheep for Lava Lake Lamb’s website. As we were passing one of the corrals, three white fluff balls came running out to greet us! 

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Mays Pond Plantation by Phoebe Bean

Mays Pond is a quail hunting plantation located near Monticello, Florida, that has been in the Perkins family for generations. I was fortunate enough to be invited by Nancy and Dave to go down last week with them; after hearing about it for most of my life, I was beyond thrilled to be able to experience what Mays Pond was all about...

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Wet Feet x3 by Phoebe Bean

Deer season in Vermont starts this Saturday, which, for safety reasons, will mean the end of hunting grouse and woodcock. Thus, with no fishing or upland bird opportunities, what are we left with? Ducks. I have a love/hate relationship with duck hunting; suffering from poor...

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