Archive for May 2015

STORIES FROM THE WOODS II

  Horseback riding in Bryce Canyon National Park was an absolutely thrilling experience ! That is if you are into a cliff hanging experience – on an animal you just met ! There I was riding “Blaze”, going down insanely steep sandstone slopes, spiraling ever more till the bottom. Then it dawned on me –…

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Visiting All National Parks, “To Preserve and Protect”

Outdoor Painter/ Plein Air Magazine  (NATIONAL) http://www.outdoorpainter.com/artist-profiles/visiting-all-national-parks-to-preserve-and-protect.html Visiting All National Parks, “To Preserve and Protect”  Fitz Maurice painting on location Fitz Maurice made it personal. Many people love our national parks, but she is visiting all 59, because she wants to make sure she is doing all she can to keep them in people’s hearts and…

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STORIES FROM THE WOODS

  Talk about starting at the Top – Bryce Canyon National Park is a Fortress of Orange limestone. Yes, it is truly, dramatically, bright orange with pinks and yellow ochers in mass, as far as the eye can see. When the sun is casting it’s magical prisms of light on these already vibrant colors – the result is…

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STU NEWS – Featured Story

  Artist Fitz Maurice is “out there”, heart and soul  By MAGGI HENRIKSON Photos by Mary Hurlbut “It frees my soul to be out in nature. In order to do it right, you’ve got to head out,” says Fitz Maurice.  “Why wait for the mountain to come to you? Go to the mountain!” I talked…

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