Board Meeting

Original Work
In February a few years ago I headed out to a remote area of Death Valley for a solo camping trip. Laura was off to see her father in Hawaii so I was foot loose and fancy free. Flyzo, our Border Collie and I, set up camp in a lonely stretch of desert. On that particular morning we did a long hike up black butte and into the neighboring canyon. The desert is so quiet you can hear yourself think.

After the hike I cracked open a beer and grabbed some salted peanuts in the shell. The ravens circled around and gathered about eating the peanuts I was throwing their way. They walk about like old men stumbling to the bathroom. I was cracking up. Out of the corner of my eye I spot a Coyote heading our way. Flyzo hates Coyotes. It is in his herd dog blood. I quickly leashed him to the car. I did this not because I was worried about him getting into it with the coyote but because I did not want him to scare the Coyote off.

Coyote wanted a piece of the food distribution action. The Ravens were a bit annoyed but they kept their social distance. My camera was at the ready and I captured the photo of Coyote and Raven in one shot. The Owl was added for his expertise in all things. I named the painting Board Meeting due to many long meetings with the Nevada County Arts Council. 44”x44” Acrylic and Oil on Canvas
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