Saturday, March 27, 2021

Left it too soon!


Just before my dinner break at the library I was looking at a book that purported to teach me how to do a hundred things. The range was pretty extreme, from something like "sprout an avocado pit" to "build a forest cabin from scratch" all with the same single page of instructions. I was just looking over "understand the language of crows" when I realized it was time for me to get to my dinner break.

I grabbed my camera and headed out to the swamp. The birds don't let me get close, and nearly everything is dead, but it is Spring now and a few ambitious trees have begun sprouting. Also I discovered some pretty lichens.

While I was photographing those I heard a crow call. It called again.

 And again.

Do you want to know what it was saying?

Yeah, me too.


  1. What a lichen and crow photo. So exacting and so thrillingly moody. I think you have captured what the crow says well enough. Shelve the book, Feldenstein, and never pick it up again!!!

    1. Thank you!

      I will do as you say and shelve the book away! I mean, unless I need to whip up a forest cabin later this week.


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