Last year’s version of Nature Calls featured images only from Washington, my home state. This year, I go nation-wide again. I think these are my best images – my photography got better because I went to better places (15 national parks for the National Park Service centennial).

Making calendars is not a business for me. I started a few years ago because some friends asked me to. I make them the way I like them – spiral-bound with nice paper so the images pop and I can actually write on them. Also I use a printer I trust.

So the calendar is expensive to produce – mine are $30 – and my margin is next to zero. I also learned that they cost a lot to send – I get sturdy containers to protect the calendars and the postage is ridiculous – so I need to charge $5 more for shipping. You can avoid the shipping charge if you can meet me for delivery at least as close to me as Columbia City in Seattle.

Deadline for orders is December 7. I will order the calendars on that day, so they can get into your hands by the holidays.

PayPal is the best way to do this; my account is my email address: gnbuzz @ (without the spaces, of course). Please include the address to which you want the calendar(s) shipped. That’s $35 each, if shipped. To do this, you don’t need an account, just go to PayPal, click on “Send” at the top of the page and follow instructions. If you know me, please send to “friends and family”; the other way deducts a fee.

If you want to pay another way, email me, but understand that this will add time to when you will receive your calendar.

Clicking on a thumbnail photo will generate a larger gallery of all the images that will be included.