Category Archive: A Thousand Words

Sep 28 2013

Clearly, I’m Not Burying The Bodies Deeply Enough


Yesterday, vultures. Today, a coyote. My little street is looking more like the wild west every day.

Sep 27 2013

My New Neighbors, The Angels Of Death.


Well… they’ve got wings and they are looking over me, anyway. I discovered this morning that I have new neighbors. I had suspected them earlier, but they keep to themselves. But less than 100 meters from my front door, high in an oak tree, is a family of turkey vultures!           …

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Apr 13 2013

A Thousand Words: Pensive


Reading Taslima’s recent posts, here and here, I was taken aback, just a bit. I mean, I really don’t think we need to look to our closest relatives to see common ancestry. I took this picture a few years ago, and I can’t look at it without thinking he or she is my cousin. (Mind …

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Mar 24 2013

A Thousand Words: Beautiful Couple


A picture is worth a thousand words, or so I hear. This beautiful couple showed up in a local stream, in a pond just upstream of an old mill building. It’s early spring (duh), and these gorgeous Hooded Mergansers are on their way north. For the time being, they are showing up wherever there is …

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