Author Archives: krikitarts

About krikitarts

Welcome to Krikit Arts! I'm a veterinarian; photographer; finger-style guitarist, composer, instructor, and singer/songwriter; fisherman; and fly-tyer. Please enjoy--and please respect my full rights to all photos on this Website!

Webnesday (47)

I’ve been back in Minnesota for a month now and finally have a small window of free time from all the (several dozens of) projects that seem to keep clamoring for my immediate attention. Yesterday, as I walked through our … Continue reading

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Marvelous Muriwai

Batty had a college roommate, a very good friend, visiting from the US for a few weeks, and one of the places she wanted to share with her was my favorite beach in the area, near the community of Muriwai … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (9)

There is a fig tree in our garden, and the figs are ripening. They are not among our personal favorite fruits, but we have tried a few, and they are better than I remember from times past (especially in the … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Shortcut

There’s a shortcut, they said. Just take our word for it, they said. You’ll be fine, they said.

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Amazing Auckland Anniversary

January 27—the day before yesterday—was Auckland Anniversary day, and part of the city’s celebration was a fantastic light show with accompanying music produced by solar lights on the huge Harbour Bridge, powered by some 400 “fridge-sized” Tesla batteries and designed … Continue reading

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Webnesday (46)

Does it have to be a Wednesday to present a new post with a Webnesday theme? Of course not! But, for the record, my encounter with the subject of this one did happen yesterday—which was a Thursday, but early enough … Continue reading

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Webnesday (45)

It’s been a very good early-summer season for new jumping spiders. I’ve been keeping a watch on the local wee folk as time has allowed, along with continuing household projects and preparations for a summer Christmas. One of them attracted … Continue reading

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