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#150 Farewell, and safe flight


All summer a family of ospreys nested on the crane behind my high-rise. This was their second summer atop a mechanical aerie. The crane is not going anywhere because the economy still isn’t strong enough to encourage a developer to…


#79 Patience, focus and persistence pay off

Great Blue Heron

The Great Blue Heron is a regular visitor to the marsh that is steps away from my home. Occasionally I see him flying overhead. Sometimes he’s ducking the harassing red-winged blackbirds, if he has strayed too near their nests. Mostly…